This page lists databases that include resources relevant to community engagement and to the development of community-university partnerships. Databases contain information such as the interests and expertise of faculty, listings of partnerships that exist between university units and community partners, and projects and programs that might be of interest to community partners. If you need help finding the information you need, contact Sara Axtell to be connected with a university-community liaison. If you work in a University unit that hosts a database that you would like to see listed in the directory, contact email@example.com.
Centers and Institutes
The University of Minnesota is home to nearly 300 centers, institutes, and interdisciplinary graduate programs. This site will help you identify, learn about, and contact these units.
College of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences Faculty Database
This tool allows you to search for faculty in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences by their areas of expertise.
College of Liberal Arts Search for Faculty Experts
A searchable database of faculty and a directory of faculty by topic area.
Community Service-Learning Center’s Community Partners
Listing of community organizations that have partnerships with the Community Service Learning Center, organized by location.
The University of Minnesota’s expertise Web site. Note that the University is upgrading the current Experts@Minnesota database at the end of June, 2012.
Extension Staff Directory
Searchable database of Extension staff and resource directory by topic.
Hennepin-University Partnership Find Expertise
Includes links to directories listing experts in a variety of areas both at University of Minnesota and at Hennepin County.
Humphrey School of Public Affairs Directory of Faculty Members and Other Instructors
Directory of Humphrey faculty searchable by name or area of expertise.
Institute on the Environment and Initiative for Renewable Energy and Environment Project Database
Search this database to find information on all research funded by the Institute on the Environment and its signature program, the Initiative for Renewable Energy and the Environment, including project overviews, principal investigators and more.
Searchable directory of learning experiences at the U of M that are designed for children, youth, families, and educators.
Law School Faculty by Expertise
A comprehensive listing of the faculty and their areas of expertise is provided by subject area.
Includes a searchable database of local foods experts, and a directory by topic.
Search this database to find information on the research and outreach results of work at the University of Minnesota funded by the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.
Profiles is a research networking and expertise mining software tool. It includes a database of health researchers that is searchable by name or topic.
School of Public Health Faculty Search
Searchable database of School of Public Health faculty.