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Webcast and discussion of new NIH Publication Policy

Effective April 7, 2008, a new policy requires investigators to deposit their articles stemming from National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding in PubMed Central <>. Institutions confront a number of issues raised by the need to ensure that authors maintain the legal rights required to allow compliance with the new policy.

On March 7th from 1pm-2:30 in the CORE auditorium, on the Busch Campus, the Offices of the Vice President for Research and the University Librarian will co-sponsor a webcast from the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC) on "Institutional Compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy: Ensuring Deposit Rights."

The webcast will explore options for institutional responses to the new Public Access Policy adopted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). A discussion will follow the hour webcast on implementation of the policy at Rutgers and the issues raised by this new policy.

For more information on this webcast, including registration, please see:

Posted January 23, 2008