Presentation on theme: "NIH Public Access Policy Bethany R. Harris, MSI Research Librarian for Health Sciences Sponsored by the UCI Libraries’ Digital Services Operations Team."— Presentation transcript:
NIH Public Access Policy Bethany R. Harris, MSI Research Librarian for Health Sciences Sponsored by the UCI Libraries’ Digital Services Operations Team (DSOT) Compliance and Support for UCI Researchers
Brief Overview of NIH Public Access Policy – Does it apply to you? – Benefits – Consequences of non-compliance How to Comply – Address copyright – Submit manuscript to PubMed Central (PMC) – Cite PMCID Manage Compliance with My NCBI How to Get UCI Agenda
NIH Policy Overview
Public Access Policy Money Research Published Results Knowledge Taxpayers
The Policy The NIH Public Access Policy implements Division G, Title II, Section 218 of PL (Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008). The law states: The Director of the National Institutes of Health shall require that all investigators funded by the NIH submit or have submitted for them to the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed Central an electronic version of their final, peer-reviewed manuscripts upon acceptance for publication, to be made publicly available no later than 12 months after the official date of publication: Provided, That the NIH shall implement the public access policy in a manner consistent with copyright law.
The Policy Make your NIH-funded research publicly available in PubMed Central (PMC) – No later than 12 months after publication – PMC is NOT PubMed PubMed is a bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts only – Links to full-text articles made available via the library and a few select publishers PMC is an archive containing free full-text articles
The Policy applies to any manuscript that: Is peer-reviewed; And, is accepted for publication in a journal on or after April 7, 2008; And, arises from: – Any direct funding from an NIH grant or cooperative agreement active in Fiscal Year 2008 or beyond, or; – Any direct funding from an NIH contract signed on or after April 7, 2008, or; – Any direct funding from the NIH Intramural Program, or; – An NIH employee Does it apply to YOU?
Who is responsible for submitting the manuscript to PubMed Central? PI on any grant that contributed to the publication Authors on the manuscript Any of the above that ever hope to receive NIH funding in the future! May designate a delegate to assist you Does it apply to YOU?
Since the Policy became law: – Non-compliance is a violation of the terms and conditions of the NIH award – NIH may suspend or terminate the award As of July 1, 2013: – NIH will delay processing of non-competing renewals to PIs who are not in compliance for continuation grants with a start date after 7/1/13 Consequences of Non-compliance
How to Comply
1.Address copyright 2.Submit to PubMed Central (PMC) 3.Cite your PubMed Central Identifiers (PMCIDs) 4.Manage compliance using your My NCBI account Compliance Basics
Submit to PubMed Central
Use this table to determine submission method Submission to PMC
Method C: NIHMS System nihms.nih.gov
PubMed Central ID (PMCID) – Will be provided once manuscript is available in PMC Use PMCID (evidence of compliance) when: – Citing an article in NIH applications, proposals, and progress reports Article was authored or co-authored by you Publication was at least partly supported by your NIH award Cite PMCID
Ways to determine if manuscript has been submitted or already exists in PMC: – Use PMID/NIHMSID/PMCID converter – Find the PMCID from PubMed Cite PMCID
Manage Compliance: My NCBI
1.Create My NCBI account 2.Link My NCBI account to eRA Commons account ing_in_using_a_partner_organi 3.Populate My Bibliography section with your publications 4.Link specific citations to specific NIH grants ew_features.html My NCBI
Contact UCI Libraries with specific questions: Visit the Online Help Guide for full NIH Policy details and resources: Everything in this talk and more! Compliance Support
Questions? Bethany R. Harris, MSI Research Librarian for Health Sciences 232 Ayala Science Library (NIH Policy questions) (other inquiries)