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Whether you’re working on a local collective impact initiative or a national public-private partnership; whether you’re a practitioner or a researcher; whether you’re looking for basics or a detailed look at a particular topic, our Resource Library can help you find the information and tools you need for your cross-sector thinking and practice. The Library — which includes resources from research organizations, advisory groups, training organizations, academic centers and journals, and other sources — spans issue areas, sectors, and partnership types.

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From The Intersector Project’s “Research to Practice” series, this article looks closely at scholarly research and highlights key facts, actionable takeaways, and additional resources practitioners can turn to for related guidance. Neglected diseases are communicable diseases that are prevalent in developing countries and receive little…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Impact is embedded in today’s research culture, with increasing importance being placed on the value of research to society. In interdisciplinary and cross-sector projects, team members may hold distinct views on the types of impact they want to create….

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Reliance on market forces can lead to underinvestment in social welfare enhancing innovation. The lack of new medical products in the area of neglected diseases is a case in point. [Research and development (R&D)] for neglected diseases has increased…

“Public-private partnerships aren’t new in higher education. But, in 2012, some especially compelling financial reasons accelerated development of public-private partnerships between public universities and private entities in their communities. Public institutions have never been under more pressure to find alternative sources of revenue to help…

This online hub of resources includes guiding tips and questions, work samples, and resources related to creating data-sharing agreements, which are key for partnerships known as Research Alliances or Research Practice Partnerships. “Trust is at the center of [these] partnerships. While written agreements alone are…