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NIH Public Access Policies for Core Journals Where UCI Researchers Publish

UC faculty and researchers should note that all information below relates to publishers' standard author agreements. UC authors can negotiate various elements of these agreements. UC authors can also include The University of California Letter To Publishers with the author agreement to allow the author to deposit into PMC regardless of publisher requirements. UC authors should think carefully before agreeing to any PMC/NIH public-access-related fees, consult the NIH Guide or contact the UCI Libraries NIH Group at nihgroup@uci.edu

Journal NamePMC Deposit PolicyWho Deposits
to PMC
Embargo Period
in Months
Optional Fee
for Immediate Access
Publisher Link to
NIH Policy Page
or Related Policy
ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINEYesPublisher Only12Yes
WILEY-BLACKWELL
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGYYesPublisher OR Author6Yes
NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-HEART AND CIRCULATORY PHYSIOLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
AMERICAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY
AMERICAN SURGEONNo Specific PolicyNo Specific InformationNo Specific InformationNo Specific Information
SOUTHEASTERN SURGICAL CONGRESS
ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRYYesPublisher OR Author12Yes
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
ANNALS OF EMERGENCY MEDICINEYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERSYesPublisher Only12Yes
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS
ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNALYesAuthor Only12No Specific Information
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS
ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENTYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONSYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
BIOCHEMISTRYYesPublisher OR Author12Yes
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRYYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
BIOPHYSICAL JOURNALYesPublisher Only12Yes
CELL PRESS
BRAIN RESEARCHYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
CANCERYesPublisher Only12Yes
WILEY
CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY, BIOMARKERS & PREVENTIONYesPublisher OR Author12No
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CANCER RESEARCH
CANCER RESEARCHYesPublisher OR Author12No
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CANCER RESEARCH
CHESTYesPublisher Only12Yes
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CHEST PHYSICIANS
CIRCULATIONYesPublisher Only12No Specific Information
WOLTERS KLUWER HEALTH / LIPPINCOTT
CMES-COMPUTER MODELING IN ENGINEERING & SCIENCESNo Specific PolicyNo Specific InformationNo Specific InformationNo Specific Information
TECH SCIENCE PRESS
DEVELOPMENTYesPublisher Only6Yes
THE COMPANY OF BIOLOGISTS LTD
DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGYYesPublisher OR Author12Yes
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
EPILEPSIAYesPublisher Only12Yes
WILEY-BLACKWELL
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCEYesPublisher Only12Yes
WILEY-BLACKWELL
EXPERIMENTAL NEUROLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
FASEB JOURNALYesPublisher Only12Yes
FEDERATION OF AMERICAN SOCIETIES FOR EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGISTS
GENETICSYesPublisher Only6No
GENETICS SOCIETY OF AMERICA
GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERSNo Specific PolicyNo Specific InformationNo Specific InformationYes
AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION
GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLESNo Specific PolicyNo Specific InformationNo Specific InformationYes
AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION
GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
WILEY-BLACKWELL
GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NUCLEAR SCIENCEYesAuthor Only12No
IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC
INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS INC
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGYYesAuthor Only12Yes
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCEYesPublisher OR Author12No Specific Information
ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH IN VISION AND OPHTHALMOLOGY INC
JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATIONYesAuthor Only6No Specific Information
AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
AMERICAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGYYesPublisher Only6No Specific Information
AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR MICROBIOLOGY
JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRYYesPublisher Only12Yes
AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL OPTICSYesPublisher Only12Yes
SOCIETY OF PHOTOPTICAL INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERS **
JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICSYesPublisher Only12Yes
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGYYesPublisher Only12No Specific Information
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY
JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE NEUROLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
WILEY
JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICSYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
MARY ANN LIEBERT INC
JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGYYesPublisher only6Yes
THE COMPANY OF BIOLOGISTS LTD
JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERESNo Specific PolicyNo Specific InformationNo Specific InformationYes
AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION
JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGYYesAuthor Only12No Specific Information
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF IMMUNOLOGISTS
JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINEYesPublisher Only12No Specific Information
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICAL PSYCHOLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
AMERICAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCEYesPublisher Only6Yes
SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE
JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINENo Specific PolicyNo Specific InformationNo Specific InformationNo Specific Information
SOCIETY OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE INC
JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRYYesPublisher OR Author12Yes
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL THERAPEUTICSYesPublisher Only12No Specific Information
AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PHARMACOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL THERAPEUTICS
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY AYesPublisher OR Author12Yes
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY BYesPublisher OR Author12Yes
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF THE ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICAYesPublisher Only12Yes
ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS)
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRYYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETYYesPublisher OR Author12Yes
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
JOURNAL OF VIROLOGYYesPublisher Only6No Specific Information
AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR MICROBIOLOGY
KIDNEY INTERNATIONALYesPublisher OR Author6Yes
NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP
LASERS IN SURGERY AND MEDICINEYesPublisher Only12Yes
WILEY
LEARNING & MEMORYYesPublisher Only12Yes
COLD SPRING HARBOR LABORATORY PRESS
LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCEYesPublisher OR Author12Yes
SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING AYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
MEDICAL PHYSICSYesPublisher Only12Yes
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICISTS IN MEDICINE (AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS)
MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGYYesPublisher Only6No Specific Information
AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR MICROBIOLOGY
MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETYYesPublisher Only12Yes
WILEY-BLACKWELL
NANO LETTERSYesPublisher OR Author12Yes
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
NATUREYesPublisher OR Author6Yes
NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP
NEUROBIOLOGY OF AGINGYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
NEUROBIOLOGY OF LEARNING AND MEMORYYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
NEUROIMAGEYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
NEURONYesPublisher Only12Yes
CELL PRESS
NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION AYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCHYesPublisher Only12Yes
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
ONCOGENEYesPublisher OR Author6Yes
NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP
OPTICS LETTERSYesAuthor Only12Yes
OPTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
ORGANIC LETTERSYesPublisher OR Author12Yes
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
ORGANOMETALLICSYesPublisher OR Author12Yes
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICSNo Specific PolicyNo Specific InformationNo Specific InformationNo Specific Information
ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY
PHYSICAL REVIEW BNo Specific PolicyNo Specific InformationNo Specific InformationYes
AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY
PHYSICAL REVIEW DNo Specific PolicyNo Specific InformationNo Specific InformationYes
AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY
PHYSICAL REVIEW ENo Specific PolicyNo Specific InformationNo Specific InformationYes
AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY
PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERSNo Specific PolicyNo Specific InformationNo Specific InformationYes
AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY
PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGYYesPublisher OR Author12No Specific Information
IOP PUBLISHING LTD
PHYSICS OF PLASMASYesPublisher Only12Yes
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS
PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE USAYesPublisher OR Author6Yes
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
SCIENCEYesAuthor Only6No Specific Information
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE
SOCIAL FORCESYesAuthor Only12No Specific Information
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS **
STROKEYesPublisher Only12No Specific Information
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
UROLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
VIROLOGYYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER
VISION RESEARCHYesPublisher Only12Yes
ELSEVIER

** indicates policy was obtained, but website provides no specific information.

Explanation of Data

PMC Deposit Policy?:   Indicates if publisher has policy on PMC deposits or if no specific policy has been found to-date.
Who Deposits to PMC:    Publisher or Author: Publisher policy states that publisher or author may deposit. Publisher Only: Publisher policy states that only publisher may deposit. Author Only: Publisher policy states that author must deposit because publisher will not deposit.
Embargo Period:   Number of months that the publisher or author must wait to deposit in PMC as stated in publisher policy.
Optional Fee for Immediate Access:   Indicates whether the publisher charges authors a fee for immediate deposit to PMC or other Open Access websites. Yes indicates publisher offers an optional fee or fee-based program that makes articles immediately available. No indicates publisher does not offer a fee or fee-based service.

    See also Sherpa Romeo's page Publishers with Paid Options for Open Access

Information compiled by reviewing publisher websites, contacting publishers directly, or consulting the following sources as of January 2010:

Disclaimer:   The information provided is meant to be an index to publisher policies and is subject to change. This information is not to be considered a substitute for legal advice.