Other Support Resources

Adobe Sign: Create an eSignature

Adobe Sign is the cloud-based service that Yale uses to create e-signatures required for Other Support documents. This video demonstration shows how to create an electronic signature using Adobe Sign. Be sure you have downloaded the most recent version of Adobe Creative Cloud before using Adobe Sign.

View Video (4 minutes). This video snippet was extracted from the video of the Other Support Seminar on January 14, 2022.)

Faculty Town Hall: NIH Other Support and Commitment Transparency

This video and presentation are from the Faculty Town Hall held on January 19, 2022.

Topics include Commitment Transparency, federal biosketch requirements, Other Support requirements, In-Kind disclosure information, Third-Party Agreements Library, Non-Yale foreign agreement review process, Adobe Sign e-signatures, and additional information regarding requests for Just-in-Time information and RPPR progress reports. Clickable links to Other Support resources are available in the PDF version that are not available in the video.

NIH Process for Certifying Other Support

Adobe Sign is the cloud-based service that Yale uses to create e-signatures required for Other Support documents. This guide provides information for using Adobe Sign. Be sure you have downloaded the most recent version of Adobe Creative Cloud before using Adobe Sign.

View PDF Guide (1/19/2022)

NIH Other Support Document and Third-Party Library Demonstration

This video and presentation are from the Other Support Third-Party Demonstration meeting held for Research Administrators and Department Business Office staff on January 14, 2022.

Topics include information about, and a demonstration of the new Other Support document, the Third-Party Library portal, In-Kind support, and how to create an e-signature with Adobe Sign.

NIH Other Support: Guide for Editing the MS Word Formatted Report

This user guide provides tips for users when editing the MS Word formatted report. Topics include:

  • Editing the document header
  • Inserting, deleting or moving a pending proposal or active award
  • Adding or deleting a row in the Person Months table
  • Adding an Overlap statement

View the Guide

NIH Other Support Page and Third-Party Agreements Library Online Training

This online training provides the steps necessary to create the NIH Other Support JIT and RPPR submissions, including use of the Third-Party Agreements Library and creating the Other Support Page. Additionally, this training provides guidance on the NIH-required Third-Party Agreements developed to assist departmental staff with gathering information related to sources of support from external entities that are not found in any Yale database or cannot be easily identified, such as but not limited to in-kind support, certain gifts, and outside consulting activities.

View the online training

NIH Other Support Guide

This guide provides users with useful information about Word document formats, accessing and running the Other Support report, updating the exported document, descriptions of report data elements, NIH requirements, and creating an e-signature with Adobe Sign.

View the Guide

Other Support Report

The Research Enterprise Reporting website provides a link to the NIH Other Support report in addition to links to Regulatory Reports, PreAward Reports, and reference guides for PowerBI and Other Support.

Visit the Research Enterprise Reporting web section

Other Support Seminar: Disclosure Requirements

This is the presentation used for the Other Support Seminar held for Research Administrators and Department Business Office staff on December 16, 2021.

Topics include Commitment Transparency, federal biosketch requirements, Other Support requirements, In-Kind disclosure information, Third-Party Agreements Library, Non-Yale foreign agreement review process, Adobe Sign e-signatures, additional information regarding requests for Just-in-Time information and RPPR progress reports, and links to Other Support resources.

View the PDF PowerPoint Presentation (revised 1/25/2022)

Safeguards for International Research Collaboration

This web section provides guidance for those managing international research projects.

Topics include FAQs regarding gifts, in-kind contributions, non-Yale appointments, foreign components, visiting staff, graduate students, NIH-DOD-NSF guidance on foreign influence, and more.

Visit the Safeguards for International Research Collaboration website

Third-Party Agreements Library

Third-Party Agreement Library was developed for Faculty and DBOs to access and enter any foreign agreements that need to be submitted to the NIH. Anyone with a NetID can access this library.

Open the Third-Party Agreements Library

Other Support Help

If you have any questions regarding Other Support, email OSPHelp@yale.edu for assistance.