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NIH Public Access Policy: NCBI's "My Bibliography"

Guidelines for compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy

Transition of Bibliography Management to My NCBI

ERA Commons has partnered with the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) to link NCBI’s personal online tool, “My NCBI,” to Commons. My NCBI offers an online portal–”My Bibliography“–for users to maintain and manage a list of all types of their authored works, such as articles, presentations and books.

When a new or existing My NCBI account is linked to a Commons account, citations added to My Bibliography will appear automatically in the Commons account. Investigators and their delegates using My Bibliography can query the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed and PubMed Central databases, as well as the NIH Manuscript Submission system, and import citation data directly from those sources. Users can access My NCBI from Commons, or they can log in directly to My NCBI using their Commons username and password.

NIH Policy Update

As of July 23, 2010, PD/PIs will be unable to enter citations manually into eRA Commons and must use My NCBI’s “My Bibliography” tool to manage their professional bibliographies.