Kulakowski, E.C., Chronister L.U. Research Administration and Management.Seattle, WA: Jones & Bartlett, 2006.
Beasley, K.L., et al. Administration of Sponsored Programs – Handbook for Developing and Managing Research Activities and Other Projects. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1982.
Belcher, J. C., and Jacobson, J.M. From Idea to Funded Project, Grant Proposals That Work. Phoenix: Oryx Press, 1992.
Foundation Fundamentals, A Guide For Grantseekers. New York: The Foundation Center, 1991.
Intellectual Property Rights in Industry-Sponsored University Research,Governmental-University-Industry Research Roundtable, Washington, DC (1993).
”Research Management Review”, Washington DC: National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)
“SRA Journal”, Washington DC: Society of Research Administrators Executive Office.
National Council of University
offers a number of research
available for purchase at
The selection includes a number
of smaller publications
Regulation & Compliance 2014: A
Compendium of Regulations and
Certifications as well as
micrographs on key topics:
The Role of Research Administration
Cost Sharing: An Overview
- Compensation - Personal
Service: Managing & Reporting
- F&A In Higher Education
- The Basics of Cost Accounting
- Writing and Negotiating
- A Primer on Intellectual
- A Primer on Clinical Trials for
the Research Administrator
- Uniform Guidance Desk
- A-110 mini-guide
- A-21 mini-guide
The bookstore also has the two-volume
compendium (over 2000 pages)
entitled Sponsored Research
Administration: A Guide to
Effective Strategies and
which covers all
the primary RA topics.
The Society of Research Administrators International (SRA International) is the premier global research management society providing education, professional development and the latest comprehensive information about research management to 4,500 members from over 40 countries.
National Organization for Research Development
Monographs and Reviews:
Norris, J., et al. “Regulation and Compliance”. Washington DC: National Council of University Research Administrators
Circular A-21: A History of Bureaucratic Encroachment, first in the SRA monograph series. Washington DC: Society of Research Administrators Executive Office.
The Classification of Research, third in the SRA monograph series. Washington DC: Society of Research Administrators Executive Office.
Industrial Perspective on Innovation and Interactions with Universities.Washington DC: Government-University-Industry Roundtable, Industrial Research Institute.
Managing Externally Funded Programs at Colleges and Universities—A Guide to Good Management Practices. Washington DC: Council of Governmental Relations. Revised April 1994.
Simplified and Standardized Model Agreement for University-Industry Cooperative Research. Washington DC: Government-University-Industry Roundtable, Industrial Research Institute.
Sub agreements Under Federal Prime Awards, Washington DC, NCURA (1994).
Subcontracting With Private Funds, Washington DC, NCURA (1994).
Society of Research Administrators Research Guide. Washington DC: SRA Executive Office.
Directory of Research Grants, 1991, Oryx Press, 4041 North Central at Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012-3397. $118.
DHHS Grants and Administration Manual. Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office.
NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts. Bethesda, MD: National Institutes of Health.
NSF Grant Policy Manual. Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office.
OMB A-21: Cost of Principles for Educational Institutions.
OMB A-110: Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Nonprofit Organizations: Uniform Administrative Requirements.
OMB A-133:f Audit of Institutions of Higher Education and Nonprofit Organizations.
A Grant Getters Guide to the Internet, contact James Kearney,firstname.lastname@example.org.
Animal Care. Lawrence, NY: Grants Administration News Compnay.
The Blue Sheet. Chevy Chase, MD: Drug Research Reports.
Federal Contracts Report. Washington DC: The Bureau of National Affairs.
Grantseekers Guidebook. Alexandria, VA: Capital Publications.
Technology Transfer Guide. Lawrence, NJ: Grants Administration News Company.
University Audit Guide. Lawrence, NJ: Grants Administration News Company.
Getting Funded: A Complete Guide to Proposal Writing, 3rd edition, 1988. Continuing Education Publications, Portland State University, P.O. Box 1491, Portland, OR 97207. $23.45
Databases/Online Services/On Disk:
Federal Information Exchange, Inc. (FEDIX) 13230, Executive Park Terrace, Germantown, MD 20874
Niles and Associates, Personal Manager; Grant Manager; Form Editor. Niles and Associates. Automation for Research Administration: available on disk.
“NSF Bulletin”. Office of Legislative and Public Affairs, National Science Foundation, Washington, DC 20550.
Robert E. Krebs. Pre-Award Research Administration and Post-Award Research Administration (DOS-based software). Sylvan Lake Associates, Inc., 1993.
Sylvan Lake Associates, Inc. 1234 Pleasant Point, Sylvan Lake Rome City, IN 46784.