Research Resources

Various resources to support research

University Research Resources

  • Biostatistics Consulting Center:
    • Assist with grant proposal development
    • Assist with study design
    • Develop efficient data management strategies
    • Perform appropriate statistical analysis
    • Assist with writing reports for scientific publication
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Public Health
  • Hardin Library for the Health Sciences The Hardin Library supports a publicly available Web site (, which offers a wealth of information on electronic resources as well as access to library services such as online searching, reference, interlibrary loan, and on-campus document delivery.
  • InfoLink eJournals
  • Iowa Informatics
  • Research Units, Facilities, and Centers Directory
  • Human Subjects Office
    • Maintains files on human subjects research on campus
    • Maintains a database off all research proposals submitted to the Institutional Review Board (IRB)
    • Serves as a resource for investigative procedures
    • Provides guidance with forms and submission procedures
    • Conducts workshops to instruct investigators and their staff on the human subjects review process
    • Maintains a library of written and video materials that are available for check-out by University of Iowa researchers
    • Publishes online Investigator’s Guide to Human Subjects Review, which describes how to prepare and submit an IRB application for review at the UI and also contains guidance issues involved with human subjects
    • Develops and updates application forms and Informed Consent Document templates to use when preparing submissions for IRB review
    • Provides information on current issues in human subjects research through links on its Web site