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The National Information Management and Support System (NIMSS), a joint project of the four Regional Associations of State Agricultural Experiment Stations, serves as the official repository for all multistate research projects and activities. NIMSS is designed to facilitate the work of the Agricultural Experiment Station Director in managing the Station’s Multistate Research portfolio. It is a web-based system that allows participants in multistate research projects and activities to submit proposals and reports, authorize annual meetings, and approve new participants online. Stakeholders, cooperators and others can also query the System for relevant and timely information.
Faculty interested in participating in multistate projects or attending the annual meetings must enter participant information into the NIMSS database. This requires completion of an Appendix E – Participant form on the NIMSS Web site.
Click here for the link to the NIMSS web site. Instructions for entering multistate participant information into the NIMSS database is below.
Instructions for Entering Multistate Participant Information into the NIMSS Database
Following proposal approval, the principal investigator must enter participant information into the National Information Management and Support System (NIMSS) to request participation in a multistate project/activity. This requires completion of an Appendix E – Participant form.
To complete an Appendix E – Participant form for a multistate project:
Note: Please contact the Administrative Advisor if you have questions about the multistate project/activity. Contact Charlene Herrick (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions about the use of NIMSS.