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NIH Public Access Policy and Compliance Checklist

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"To advance science and improve human health, NIH makes the peer-reviewed articles it funds publicly available on PubMed Central.  The NIH Public Access Policy requires scientists to submit final peer-reviewed journal manuscripts that arise from NIH funds to PubMed Central immediately upon acceptance for publication."

    Use this 1-page PDF checklist for an outline of the 4 basic steps of complying with the NIH Public Access Policy.

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