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Consultations Three Most Asked Questions: Comments About Consultations
16 1. Clariﬁcation of how to use the PubMed
Central ID number (PMC ID.) 2. Who is
responsible for submission to NIH? - Author,
PI, University, lab manager, or publisher? 3.
Clariﬁcation of policy enactment dates.
16 Does my agreement permit deposit. May
I deposit older articles (often agreement
not available)? How should I approach
publisher about deposit?
20 Is journal X compliant? Can someone other
than the author submit the manuscript?
What are PMC ID numbers?
20 How do I comply with the NIH or CIHR
mandate? What is this journal’s compliance
with the OA mandate? What do I do if
this journal does not comply with the OA
30 I’m publishing in ____ journal and I’m NIH
funded; what do I need to do to comply?
Do I need to pay the $x thousand dollar fee
for open choice (or whatever) in order to
comply with NIH? I’m doing a grant request
(about half the time this is HHMI) and I
need to make all these references open
access because that’s what they say they
want; help me please.
It’s getting easier as many publishers clarify their
35 1. Applicability of a work to the NIH Policy.
2. The submission process in general. 3.
How to demonstrate compliance with the
Most consultations are via e-mail. The above number
for one-on-one consultations are for face-to-face
consultations and does not include e-mail consultations.
Becker library averages about 20 e-mail consultations
per week. These are very effective as it allows for more
information to be included that can be retained for future
100 How can I share my work with colleagues?
How can I retain my copyright? Do I have
to sign the copyright transfer agreement?