Resources for IDRC grantees

At IDRC, we offer the resources and support you need to learn, grow, and be successful in your work as a funded researcher.

Our Information Services team develops tools and provides assistance to grantees. 

Systems and scholarly resources

Document delivery service: Order scholarly articles that are not available in full text. Note: password required.

IDRC Digital Library: Contains outputs from projects funded by IDRC.

IDRC Connect: A project portal and collaborative workspace for all IDRC-funded researchers. 

Research databases: Access our commercial research databases and electronic journals. Note: password required

Scholarly resources for researchers: List of free or low-fee research resources for development researchers. 

Zotero: A free citation management system to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research.

Policies and help guides

How to write a policy brief: This tool provides practical advice on planning your policy brief, writing your content, and checking your work.

IDRC's visual identity and branding:  Review our standards for use of the IDRC logo and Canada wordmark.   

Open access policy:  Read our open access policy for IDRC-funded projects.

Open data statement of principles: Learn how we are supporting open research data.

Publishing in Open Access Journals: This brief provides tools to help you find and evaluate open access journals. 

Need assistance?

Please email Information Services using the form on our contact page.