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NIH Public Access Policy: Home

Instructions and resources to help the UCI research community comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.

A New Improvement of the NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) System

This video reviews the improvements to the new NIHMS system. These changes make the system easier to use. This is not a step-by-step tutorial, and it is possible that some of the screenshot text may change since the final release in early January 2020.  

NIH RePORTer (formerly CRISP)

NIH Research  Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT) -  provides comprehensive access to reports, data, and analyses of NIH research activities, including information on NIH expenditures and the results of NIH supported research.   

  • NIH RePORTER - The Report Expenditures and Results tool allows users to search for a repository of NIH-funded research projects. 

How to use this guide

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

NIH PA Policy & the Compliance Process
Learn about the NIH Policy and the official repository, PubMed Central (PMC).

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

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

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

My Bibliography
Save citations directly from PubMed. Use My Bibliography to track compliance status and report papers to NIH.

Facilitate the submission of peer-reviewed manuscripts for inclusion in PubMed Central (PMC) in support of the NIH Public Access Policy.

SciENcv / BioSketch
Create online professional profiles that can be used for grant submission or share with the public.

Citing NIH-Supported Research
interim research products (e.g., reprints, protocols) and ICTS publications and projects.

Health Sciences Librarian

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Linda Murphy
Linda Suk-Ling Murphy, MLIS
Health Sciences Librarian
University of California, Irvine
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