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Resources to help the UCSD research community comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.

Get Help @ UCSD Library

Get help with the NIH Public Access Policy and obtaining PMCIDs, creating data management plans, and complying with the UC Open Access Policy. Contact me with your NIH Public Access Policy questions or to schedule a consultation:

Choose a journal that works for you!

Carefully consider where to submit your manuscripts for publication.
You could select from a list of journals that will submit your published article to PubMed Central on your behalf.

Help with more NIH Policies

How to use this guide

Simply follow the tabs to learn how to comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.

NIH Policy

Learn about the NIH Policy and the official repository, PubMed Central (PMC).

Compliance Overview

Understand what it means to comply with the NIH Policy and the steps you need to take.

Submission Methods

Figure out the correct method to use to submit each manuscript to PubMed Central.

Manage Compliance

Create your My NCBI account and learn how to use it to check and maintain compliance.

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