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NIH Public Access Policy

Welcome

Welcome to the NIH Public Access Policy Guide!  This guide is intended for researchers who have received funding from the NIH, as well as those interested in learning more about the policy.

Please note: This guide is intended for educational purposes only and does not act as substitute for official guidance from the NIH.  It is the responsibility of the individual to ensure they understand the NIH Public Access Policy, the associated publication requirements, and their responsibilities as an investigator and/or author.

Learning Outcomes

Users of this guide will learn:

  • The basics of the NIH Public Access Policy
  • The different submission methods they may follow
  • How to manage their papers using the My Bibliography tool
  • Tips and resources for learning more about the policy