Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Grants information for patient care programs, quality of life issues and other healthcare concerns. This site is a part of DHHS. The research findings are organized by topic/month, data and survey information, child welfare, minority health, and women's health. State and local policymakers info for researchers- displays health service research findings in a user-friendly format. CONQUEST- a computerized needs-oriented quality measurement evaluation system for collecting and evaluating clinical performance measures- numerous mental health areas. CAHPS- a kit of survey and report tools for health care assessment.
Census Bureau 2000 census data retrievable by population, housing, economic, and geographic information.
Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects (CRISP) This is a searchable database of biomedical research projects funded by the US Department of Health and Human services. CRISP includes projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ), and Office of Assistant Secretary of Health (OASH). Researchers can use the CRISP interface to search for scientific concepts, emerging trends and techniques, or identify specific projects and/or investigators.
FedStats The gateway to statistics from over 100 US federal agencies. Great site, good information, easy to use, can generate charts or graphs for grants. Mapstats reports: geography, business, people. You can select display by: US, state, county, congressional district, and/or federal judicial district. Each stat is assigned a ? icon that allows you to access the source of the information. Topic links provide direct access to statistical data by topic (e.g. select agencies statistical and get an alpha listing and direct link to federal agencies with statistical programs, select poverty and get the US census bureau section on poverty). Data access tools allow you to browse statistical data and generate your own tables. Press releases lists government releases by date, agency, and topic from eleven federal administrations and bureaus. Statistical reference shelf contains published collections of statistics available on-line.
George Warren Brown School of Social Work A topical listing of social work and social services websites that may be of interest to students and researchers.
Health.gov A portal to websites of several multi-agency health initiatives and DHHS activities. A wealth of information (e.g. healthfinder, Office of the Surgeon General). Primarily an information site, you can access grants but they are more easily available other places.
Librarian's Index to the Internet This is a database organized by librarians into about 5000 subject headings. Librarians assess the factual content of web sites before they can be listed at the site. Updates are continuous.
MU Undergraduate Research Information for Students and Faculty interested in undergraduate research opportunities and more.
National Agricultural Library/Rural Information Center This is a source for information on disaster, rural and agriculture topics. The Rural Information Center is accessible through programs or direct. Besides information its strength is its links to CREES (Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service) funding opportunities, USDA, Guidestar, GrantsWeb, the Society of Research Administrators, US state and local gateway, etc.
NIH Report Provides reports, data and analyses of NIH research and development activities.
Society of Research Administrators (SRA) is an international professional organization for grant writers and administrators. Its Grants Web page has numerous resources that you might find helpful when seeking private or government funding.”
Virtual Library This is a solid resource for topic information when doing research. For example: Use the virtual library to retrieve a wealth of literature on poverty and social exclusion by selecting society, social sciences, social policy and then the topic.
WWW Resources for Social Workers Provided through NYU. Social workers can browse by category and/or search the site.
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