The NIH Public Access Policy ensures public access to the published findings of NIH-funded research. It mandates that all investigators submit their final peer-reviewed manuscripts to PubMed Central upon acceptance for publication. In addition, the Policy also stipulates that these papers must be publicly available on PubMed Central no later than 12 months after the official publication date.
The NIH Policy applies to any manuscripts that:
And arises from:
The OHSU Library provides resources and services to assist OHSU investigators with meeting the NIH Public Access Policy requirements. Our goal is to make compliance clear and easy. Please contact the library to schedule a consultation with a librarian about any of the following topics:
♦ Guidance with compliance
♦ Presentations to department authors and staff
♦ Assistance with troubleshooting non-compliant papers