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ExLibris Pivot-RP provides Research Administrators, Research Development Professionals, and individual faculty members the edge—by bringing together the right research opportunities, funding, and people—quickly and easily. It provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration—for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students.

Updated daily, with this tool researchers, faculty and research administrators gain a competitive edge when identifying funding opportunities. With ExLibris Pivot-RP, connecting the right opportunities with the right people is routine.

ExLibris Pivot-RP is a power tool that:

  • Provides access to the most comprehensive global source of funding opportunities—totaling billions of dollars and growing
  • Identifies researcher expertise from within or outside of your organization from millions of profiles from leading research organizations worldwide (more than 3.6 million researcher profiles)
  • Fosters collaboration by cultivating essential partnerships and alliances
  • Enhances communication, monitoring, and tracking amongst individual faculty, teams, or researchers and the Research Development office
  • Allows the focus to be on winning the necessary awards and grants
  • Builds strong network connections for future opportunities
  • Allow you to include your institution’s internal funding within Pivot-RP
  • Help your institution gain more attention with the Pivot-RP Profiles

For more information about the ExLibris Pivot-RP platform features, navigate to the Using Pivot-RP

For more information about the ExLibris Pivot-RP content, navigate to the Content Page. 

E-Learning Modules


Recognize the first steps an investigator must take to access Pivot RP, from creating the profile to discovering funding opportunities using the basic search system in Pivot-RP.  Duration: 17 minutes

Discover financing opportunities using the search system on Pivot-RP. You can find opportunities by searching and exploring opportunities that have been reviewed and selected by Pivot-RP editors. Duration: 16 minutes


Recognize how to use the Profile Discovery tool in Pivot-RP to search for potential collaborators at your institution and beyond. Profiles include biographical information about researchers, as well as publications and awarded grants, and links to recommended funding opportunities. Duration: 10 minutes.


This module explains how to create and manage User Groups in Pivot-RP. Groups help you share information between Pivot-RP users with similar interests. Groups can share funding opportunities, newsletters, and more. Duration: 4 minutes.


The features and tools that Pivot-RP administrators at your institution can use to help researchers discover funding opportunities, such as a curated list of opportunities, saved searches, adding internal deadlines, and more. Duration: 19 minutes.

Webinar Recordings


The objectives of this session are to describe Pivot-RP and its benefits for research funding and collaboration; create, claim, or revise a professional profile; and discover research collaborators through Pivot-RP profiles. 
This is end user session 1 of 3.  Duration: 34 minutes.
The objectives of this session are to discover funding opportunities using Pivot-RP,  navigate and refine results, and manage your funding opportunities.
 This is end user session 2 of 3.  Duration: 32 minutes.

The objectives of this session are to identify and define Conferences, Papers Invited, and Awarded Grants, and to illustrate content in this section of Pivot-RP.

This is end user session 3 of 3.  Duration: 29 minutes.

The objectives of this session are to identify Pivot-RP administrator accounts and assign permissions, and to recognize and interpret the reports available in the Pivot administrator.

This is administrator session 1 of 2. Duration: 36 minutes.

This objectives of this session are to find what modules are available in the Pivot manager and to identify available tools and recognize the scope of the administrator.

This is administrator session 2 of 2. Duration: 33 minutes.

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