How do you comply with the Policy?
Posted by Stephen Maher, Last modified by Ashley Curran on 2015-04-16 15:06:17

All peer-reviewed articles, accepted for publication on or after April 7, 2008, that arise, in whole or in part, from NIH funding or from NIH staff must be deposited into PubMed Central – the NIH digital repository of all full-text peer reviewed journal articles.

There are four methods in which an article can be deposited into PMC (see chart below). 

PubMed Central Deposit Methods

 

 Method AMethod BMethod CMethod D
Version of Paper Submitted Final Published Article Final Published Article Final Peer-Reviewed Manuscript Final Peer-Reviewed Manuscript
Task 1: Who starts the deposit process? Publisher Publisher Author or designee, via NIHMS Publisher
Task 2: Who approves paper for processing? Publisher Publisher Author, via NIHMS Author, via NIHMS
Task 3: Who approves paper for Pub Med Central display? Publisher Publisher Author, via NIHMS Author, via NIHMS
Participating journal/publisher Method A Journals Make arrangements with these publishers Check publishing agreement Make arrangements with these publishers
Who is Responsible? NIH Awardee NIH Awardee NIH Awardee NIH Awardee
To cite papers, from acceptance for publication to 3 months post publication PMCID or “PMC Journal- In Process” PMCID or “PMC Journal- In Process” PMCID or NIHMSID PMCID or NIHMSID
To cite papers, 3 months post publication and beyond PMCID PMCID PMCID PMCID

 

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