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Powerpoint chart illustrating steps necessary to submit an article to PubMed Central in compliance with the NIH
Public Access Policy. The NIH Policy is also discussed in the context of publication agreements.
Teaching sessions and one-on-one meetings.
Web form for authors to list journals under consideration for placing article and library investigates publisher policy
and advises author.
Web site is in preparation.
Word of mouth. Questions asked from faculty during presentations on library services.
20. Of the resources provided, identify up to three that appear to be the most effective for helping
authors at your institution comply with PAPs. N=45
Resource 1 Resource 2 Resource 3
Addendum Consultations Web site
Brochures Web site Presentations
Certainly in-person presentations—
either one-on-one or to a group—seem
to be the most effective. This is when
researchers engage with the topic. It is
hard to catch their eye with an e-mail or
a link to a Web site.
It seems the Web site has been helpful
to those who have seen it, but it is not
Consultation with authors Web site Brochures
Copyright addendum Web site Presentations
Copyright addendum Web site Speciﬁc listings of journal publisher
policies Web site
Local Web site with PAP info
Database of compliance information Online FAQ and tutorials Presentations/coaching
E-mail Web site
E-mail address for questions Sample letter to publishers Web site
FAQ Link to e-mail and phone number of
the Executive Director of the Center for
Easy Guide document
Handout Personal discussions Web site
Health Sciences Libraries Web site
describing the NIH Public Access Policy
with links to sample author addenda,
Individual consultation Presentations Web site and FAQ