Office of Advancement Research

Resources For Individuals, Corporations, Foundations, & Funding Searches

Databases Subscription databases used by (USM Research Office)


Books (Available for use by all USM institutions)
In addition to the information available online and the paid databases, USM research office subscribes to the following hard copy resources:

Book References

Listed below are websites used by the Research Department, which can also be useful to those individuals wishing to do some quick look-ups on their own.

a. General Websites

b. Search Engines

c. Directory Assistance / Switchboard

Individuals and Biographical:
Information on individuals can be collected by looking at their contact information, professional sites, newspapers, company websites, and wealth - salary, stock holdings, and real estate.

a. Biographical / Family Information

b. Professional Websites

The links below should provide some information on different professions that are mentioned on their website, such as salary surveys, title /position descriptions, etc.

c. Jobs/Salaries

d. Real Property

e. Stock Information

f. Political Contributions


a. Foundations/Nonprofit/Philanthropy Resources

b. Corporations and Other Organizations

c. Government Links

d. Newspapers/Publications

Marylandia Biographical Sites, Facts, and Rankings

a. Helpful Websites for State of Maryland Searches


a. Search engine tips

Check your engine on a regular basis.
Establish a few diagnostic tests that you'll run on that engine.

b. Information Literacy Weblog

c. Fundraising tips

d. Links to Other Research Websites