Need Help? LHL provides assistance in finding and obtaining PMCIDs, submitting manuscripts and following the approval process.
Use the NIH Public Access Policy website for current information on how to get PMCIDs for your articles.
Use the tabs on this guide to link to specific pages on the NIH website and to find additional information on:
Definitions of frequently used terms
Using the NIH Manuscript Submission System
Setting up and using My Bibliography
The NIH Public Access Policy ensures that the public has access to the published results of NIH funded research. It requires scientists to submit final peer-reviewed journal manuscripts that arise from NIH funds to the digital archive PubMed Central upon acceptance for publication.
It applies to any manuscript that:
Is accepted for publication in a journal on or after April 7, 2008;
And, arises from: