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Research & Publishing in Health Sciences: NIH Public Access Policy

Learn about library resources, selecting journals, predatory publishing, and EndNote.

NIH Public Access Policy

To advance science and improve human health, NIH makes the peer-reviewed articles it funds publicly available on PubMed Central. The NIH public access policy requires scientists to submit final peer-reviewed journal manuscripts that arise from NIH funds to PubMed Central immediately upon acceptance for publication.

NIH Public Access Policy Compliance Interactive Tool