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Below are some resources that may be able to aid you in your research process and proposals.  

Nature Masterclasses

Nature Masterclasses is an online resource that provides training modules in scientific writing and publishing that is accessible for 
FREE for all Georgetown University faculty, staff and students through your Georgetown net id and password. 
To login, please follow the below instructions:

  1. Go to the Nature Masterclasses homepage.
  2. Click on the “Sign in” button. 
  3. Click on the “Sign in via your institution” red button at the bottom of the page.
  4. Under “Identity Provider” type “Georgetown University.”  It should appear as you start typing it in a drop down menu.
  5. Type in your Georgetown net ID and password.
  6. Enjoy the resources available to you!

Nature Masterclasses can be accessed from your smart phone or computer from any location.  Modular units can be selected in any order, and progress saved, to facilitate participation even in short windows of time. 


OnCore Clinical Trial Management System

The On-Line Collaborative Research Environment (OnCore) is a comprehensive web-based suite of research modules that integrates all of the components of research activity administered by MedStar Health facilities, all affiliated and satellite locations, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Georgetown University Medical Center ("MedStar Georgetown").  The System is designed to serve the needs of research teams, departments and support the continued strengthening of standards for efficiency, safety, quality, and compliance.




Dahlgren Memorial Library

Dahlgren librarians provide in-depth research consultations for individuals and groups within the GUMC community.  There are several resources available in the library available to aid the Georgetown faculty in their research including: research and subject guides, articles and journals, databases, books, and resources available for specific fields of study and medicine.


Georgetown Writing Center

The Georgetown Writing Center is a resource for all Georgetown faculty, staff, and students.  In particular, the Writing Center is a resource for GUMC faculty to help them with their writing style and format for research and grant proposals, class curriculum, publications, etc.




GU-PASS is the new research regulatory and compliance online system for submiting Financial Conflict of Interest Disclosures, Main Campus Internal Grant Proposals and Sabbatical Leave Requests, and External Grant Proposals. Also in development are Clinical Trial and Grant Proposal Sub-Awards Management for the entire University.



PubMed MEDLINE is the National Library of Medcine journal citation database.  It provides more than 24 million references to biomedical and life sciences journal articles, and includes citations from more than 5,600 scholarly journals.  Through the Dahlgren Memorial Library, Georgetown faculty, staff, and students all have access to this online database.


National Institutes of Health (NIH) Application Guide

Use the application instructions found on this page along with the guidance in the funding opportunity announcement to submit grant applications to NIH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.


ProQuest preserves rich, vast and varied information – whether historical archives or today’s scientific breakthroughs – and packages it with digital technologies that enhance its discovery, sharing and management. For academic, corporate, government, school and public libraries, as well as professional researchers, ProQuest provides services that enable strategic acquisition, management and discovery of information collections.

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