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COS Expertise  Connect to COS (Community of Science) Expertise
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
   1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
   2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
   3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)
Description: Detailed professional information for more than 480,000 scientists and scholars worldwide. The profiles in COS Expertise include contact information, positions held, publications, patents, funding received, and a first-person narrative describing current research activities and expertise. Profiles also include direct links to e-mail, a personal home page, an online curriculum vitae, patent abstracts (and full text where available), publication abstracts, and received funding.
Identifies funding information related to research, collaborative activities, travel, curriculum development, conferences, fellowships, post-doctoral positions, equipment acquisition, and operating or capital expenses, among others. Sources of this information are federal and regional governments, foundations, professional societies, associations, and corporations. COS Funding Opportunities can be searched by sponsor, amount, deadline, eligibility of applicant, funding type, and area of interest.
Updated: daily
Help: The University of Delaware liaison is Carol Rudisell, Reference Department. For further assistance, contact a librarian.
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Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: ProQuest LLC

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 08/05/13