• About HMscholar

    The Countway Library has provided support for the NIH Public Access Policy and the Harvard Open Access Policy since 2008. We have established expertise in understanding the PubMedCentral PMCID# requirements, and are adept at resolving NIH Public Access Compliance issues.

  • Facilitated Deposit

    To help facilitate manuscript submission and NIH Public Access compliance process for Harvard researchers, we have assembled online services and support tools that can help streamline manuscript deposit.

  • Online Tutorials

    We have developed several video tutorials and PDF guides to help you understand some of the important tools and questions that will arise while you complete tasks associated with both the NIH Public Access Policy and the Harvard Open Access Policy.

  • NIH Public Access Policy

    There are a number of components to the NIH Public Access Policy which can seem daunting at first. However, remembering the basics, and the 3 important steps that are required to complete the mandatory deposit of NIH supported manuscripts into PubMedCentral, can make the process simple