University Research Awards Program - The Univeristy Research Awards Program awards three Outstanding University Researcher Awards ($3,000 each) and seven Research Initiative Awards ($500 each). The nomination and application deadline for both types of awards is typically early- to mid-October.
Computers and printers - Available in all faculty offices.
Research-related software - This includes SPSS, SAS, JMP Pro and COMPUSTAT Research Insights, available to all COB faculty through the College's computer network.
Access to a suite of commonly used Internet applications - This includes basic applications such as email, Web access, mainframe connection, etc. from home, using the ISU Networking System.
State of the art instructional technology - Available in all classrooms.
Technological resources - This includes multimedia projectors, laptop computers, digital cameras, smart classrooms, and distance learning classroom capabilities.
Faculty Resource Center (COB 25) - The Faculty Resource Center uses advanced equipment - such as an offset press, high speed copiers, a color printer, etc. - to offer a variety of professional-quality services, including word processing, desktop publishing, document scanning, reprographics, and document production. This equipment if available for the production of color brochures, flyers, or booklets.
Milner Library - Extensive library resources, including 80,000 volumes in business and economics, over 800 business periodicals, 12 major indexes to periodicals, over 150 reference titles, extensive holdings of government documents, and on-line searches of approximately 50 databases in business and economics.
ILLINET Online - ILLINET Online serves as the online catalog for Milner Library and also provides information about materials available at 44 other academic and research libraries in the state.
Staff and Training
Grant writing resources - A variety of grant writing training and support opportunities are available through the University's Research and Sponsored Programs office
Faculty reassigned times for research - The level of support varies among departments.