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