The NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) system supports the deposit of manuscripts into PubMed Central (PMC), as required by the public access policies of NIH and other participating funders.
Manuscript Submission Process
Anyone can submit; however, an author or PI should serve as the Reviewer. Reviewers are notified of submissions via e-mail.The Reviewer associates funding and approves the material for processing.NIHMS converts complete deposits to PMC-ready documents and notifies the Reviewer via e-mail when they're available (approx. 2-3 weeks).Reviewer requests corrections to or approves PMC-ready documents for inclusion in PMC.A PMCID is assigned when Final Approval is complete and the manuscript is matched to a PubMed record. See FAQ for details.Manuscript is made available in PMC following the publisher-required embargo period (if applicable).