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Publishers that Will Deposit a Specific Final Published Article in PubMed Central on Request

Some publishers have an arrangement with NIH to deposit individual final published articles in PubMed Central (PMC) on a case-by-case basis.  These journals do not automatically deposit every NIH-funded paper in PMC.  Rather, the author can choose to arrange with the journal for the deposit of a specific article; this usually involves choosing the journal’s fee-based open access option for publishing that article. 

The publisher programs that have this arrangement with NIH are:

    • BMJ Unlocked
    • IUCr Open Access
    • Portland Press Opt2Pay
    • SAGE Open
    • Society for Endocrinology Free Access
    • Springer Open Choice
    • Taylor & Francis iOpenAccess
    • Wiley – Blackwell Online Open

    Please contact the respective journals directly for details on their programs.

    If you use this method of submission, you are responsible for ensuring that the journal deposits the article in PMC to be made publicly available no later than 12 months after publication, in accord with the NIH Public Access Policy.  For other options, please see “Submission Methods”.