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.
Presentation for new grantees: A brief overview of tools and resources
Systems and scholarly resources
IDRC Digital Library: Contains outputs from projects funded by IDRC.
IDRC Connect: A project portal and collaborative workspace for all IDRC-funded researchers.
Open Access Research Tools: 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.
Gender equality and inclusion (GEI) glossary: presents concise definitions for core concepts central to IDRC’s efforts to advance GEI through 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.
The Scaling Playbook
Find out how to incorporate scaling science into a research project in The Scaling Playbook: A Practical Guide for Researchers.