New Academic Task Force
In recognition of the importance of supporting new medical schools, AAHSL has appointed a New Academic Health Sciences Task Force. Read more...
2012-2013 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program Class
The Future Leadership Committee is pleased to announce the members of the 2012-2013 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program class. Read more...
2012-2013 AASHL New Directors Symposium
The Future Leadership Committee is pleased to announce that the following directors have been selected to participate in the 2012-2013 AAHSL New Directors Symposium. Read more...
Scholarly Communication Toolkit - Legislation And Policies
NIH Public Access Policy (effective April 7, 2008)
The NIH Public Access Policy implements Division G, Title II, Section 218 of PL 110-161 (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.
NIH Policy-Related Sites of Interest
Legislation and Policies | Copyright and Author Rights | PubMed Central
Open Access Resources | Promotion of Open Access by Libraries | Initiatives Index