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National Institutes of Health Public Access Policy (NIHPAP): Home

This guide is for NIH grantees and their support staff by providing a clear understanding of the National Institutes' Public Access Policy (NIHPAP), how to comply , and how to manage publications in eRA Commons using the My Bibliography portal in My NCBI.


NIH Public Access Policy Process Map 101

This downloadable PDF provides a visual step-by-step process map to simplify the compliance process.


This tab reviews the steps required to comply with NIH Public Access Policy (NIHPAP).  

Submitting to NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) System 

This tab provides information on submitting a manuscript to NIHMS.

Managing Publications

This tab provides information on linking eRA Commons and the My Bibliography feature in My NCBI, the online tool for managing NIHPAP related publications.

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