NIH Public Access Policy Compliance

If your work is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) any peer-reviewed publications produced as a result must be submitted to PubMed Central via the NIH Manuscript Submission System. The specifics of how and what is to be submitted vary by publisher and journal. The NIH provides extensive training and documentation, links are provided below, but problems, questions, and issues still arise. The IU Libraries are here to help. NIH Public Access compliance consultation services are available at your leisure, convenience, and desired location simply by contacting Jason Burton at Consultations can cover issues from applicability, to persistent red lights, and verifying PMC IDs. In addition, Public Access Policy and submission training is available for individuals, labs, and research groups.



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