NIH Announces New Policy Increasing Public Access to Research Publications

February 3, 2005

NIH Announces New Policy Increasing Public Access to Research Publications

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today a new policy designed to accelerate the public's access to published articles resulting from NIH-funded research. The policy urges—but does not require—scientists to provide manuscripts resulting from such research to NIH as soon as possible after completion of the peer review process, and within 12 months of final publication.

Click here to read the new policy