The Director of the National Institutes of Health shall require that all investigators funded by the NIH submit or have submitted for them to the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed Central an electronic version of their final, peer-reviewed manuscripts upon acceptance for publication, to be made publicly available no later than 12 months after the official date of publication: Provided, That the NIH shall implement the public access policy in a manner consistent with copyright law.
- This is a list of the journals that submit articles directly to PubMed Central on behalf of their authors. If you publish in one of these journals, no further action is needed to comply with the submission requirement of NIH Public Access Policy. http://publicaccess.nih.gov/submit_process_journals.htm
Revised Policy on Enhancing Public Access to Archived Publications Resulting from NIH-Funded Research, Notice Number: NOT-OD-08-033, Effective Date: April 7, 2008