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Instructions and resources to help the UCI research community comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.
Last Updated: May 13, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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NIH RePORTer (formerly CRISP)

NIH RePORTer (formerly CRISP)

This is a searchable database of federally funded biomedical research projects conducted at universities, hospitals, and other research institutions, maintained by the National Institutes of Health. It is a replacement for the CRISP database.  Subject coverage include: Psychiatry, Nursing, Medicine, Public Health, Evidence Based Health Care, Cancer, Biomedical Engineering, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Physiology, Alternative Medicine, AIDS and HIV, and Pathology.


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Schedule a consultation for assistance with any of your information needs. Receive help with the NIH public access policy (and PMCIDs), literature searches, data management plans, and increasing your research impact.

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How to use this guide

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

NIH Policy

Learn about the NIH Policy and the official repository, PubMed Central (PMC).

Compliance Overview

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

Submission Methods

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

Manage Compliance

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


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