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Dec. 15, 2023
The PubReader format was added to PMC in 2012 to make it easier to read full text articles on tablet, mobile, and oth…
Aug. 30, 2023
Update on Access to Coronavirus-related Articles in PubMed Central (PMC) COVID-19 Collection after end of Public Health Emergency
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) collaborated with publishers and scholarly soci…
Second Phase of the NIH Preprint Pilot Launched
The second phase launched in January 2023 and expands the scope of the Pilot to include preprints resulting from all NIH-funded research.Read More