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Listserv for updates on the NIH Electronic Submission program and eRA Commons

  • Scientists (Principal Investigators), Research Administrators (Signing Officials, Authorized Organizational Representatives) can subscribe or unsubscribe at eRA-Information-L.
    • Examples of communications sent to this listserv, include:
      • Items of Interest newsletters providing practical advice for using eRA services, tips for avoiding common errors,  and links to resources
      • Announcements for new features
      • Notification of planned system downtimes
      • Notification of known system issues, status and potential workarounds
  • For previous updates, go to eRA Latest News.

Listserv for NIH System-to-System Trading Partners

Audience: Technical personnel involved in system-to-system solution development and planning

Provides a two-way communication channel to exchange information related to the implementation of system-to-system solutions for grant application preparation and submission to NIH.

  • Examples of communications sent to this listserv, include:
    • Information related to eRA Web services
    • Technical details for pending form changes (DATs, schemas, style sheets, etc.)
    • System-enforced validation requirements
    • Specifications for how NIH assembles application images and associated style sheets
    • Non-production test opportunities

Listserv for ASSIST Development Participation

  • Audience: ASSIST users willing to share their individual perspectives on proposed ASSIST enhancements and options for addressing identified system issues can subscribe or unsubscribe at ASSIST-Development-L.

Provides a two-way communication channel for users and the ASSIST implementation team to discuss enhancement and bug fixes under development.

  • Provide insight into applicant/grantee business practices to aid development team in understanding potential impact of proposed changes
  • Share thoughts on various options to address identified ASSIST issues and the implications of each option

NOTE: This listserv is focused on pre-production, development activities. Information on current ASSIST features, resources, and issues will be shared using the eRA-Information-L listserv. 

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