University of Maryland

Research

Welcome to the University of Maryland College of Information Studies (UMD iSchool) Research Resources. You’re eager to dive into research at the iSchool – fantastic! You’ve got an idea. You’ve got a plan. Maybe you’ve even got a source of funding in your sights. Now what?

Research Resources provides guidance on starting and funding research, managing and performing your project, communicating your results, and closing your project. You can also find information here about additional college-specific resources, such as funding opportunities, participant incentives, and the Research Library of past projects.

Research Development & Support Team
Internal College Research Funding
  1. For Improving Research
    1. For Master’s/PhD Students – Conducting research in the field of Information Science associated with archives and/or digitization of archival materials
      1. Dr. Frank G. Burke Endowed Graduate Research Award in Information Studies
    2. For PTK Faculty/Master’s Thesis
      1. Improvement Grant (IG)
        1. IG Application Information
  2. For Conference Travel
    1. “Beyond These Walls” Student Travel Awards
Support for Collaborative Interest Groups