NIH Questions and Other Resources

NIH Questions and Other Resources

If you have additional questions about the NIH Policy, you may consult the following resources:

NIH Resources

Additional Resources

Complying with the National Institues of Health Public Access Policy: Copyright Considerations and Options
From SPARC, Science Commons, and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) . A February 2008 white paper prepared by SPARC, the Science Commons, and ARL to guide to policy making staff in universities and other institutional recipients of NIH support responsible for ensuring compliance with the Public Access Policy.

This webcast explores the legal aspects of author rights management within the context of the new Public Access Policy adopted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The resource is accessible without charge, but registration is required.

Deconstructing the Arguments Against Improved Public Access (PDF)
From the November 2006 issue of the American Society for Cell Biology Newsletter.

Federal Research Public Access Act
Summary and analysis from SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition).

Guide for Research Universities
The NIH Public Access Policy brings with it obligations as well as benefits for researchers and their institutions.

Improving Access to Federally Funded Research: What's in It for the Institution (PDF)
Remarks by David Shulenberger expressing his support for FRPAA.

NIH Public Access Policy Chronology of Events
From Washington University Library in St. Louis Medical Library.

Open Access to Research is in the Public Interest
An editorial in PLoS in which Richard J. Roberts, a 1993 Nobel Prizewinner, and Bevin P. Engleward from MIT, support the NIH's efforts to make federally funded medical research publicly accessible.

Public Access Mandate Made Law
Press release from the Alliance for Taxpayer Access announcing the new NIH Public Access Policy.

Public Access Policies: Access to Federally Funded Research
Analysis from the Association of Research Libraries.

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