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NIH Data Sharing & Public Access Policies

Guide to the NIH Public Access Policy, submitting peer-reviewed manuscripts to PubMed Central, and compliance with the policy.


NIH Sharing Policy Information

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has policies to address requirements to provide public access to journal articles and research data that are related to NIH funded research. This guide aims to provide information about those policies and related library resources.

The two main sections of this guide are:

Public Access Policy related to journal articles - information about the long standing NIH policy to share journal articles funded by NIH research in PubMed Central.

Data Management & Sharing Policy - information about the updated policy on data sharing that goes into effect January 25, 2023.

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