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PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM)

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Discover a digital archive of scholarly articles, spanning centuries of scientific research.

User Guide

Learn how to find and read articles of interest to you.

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Browse the PMC Journal List or learn about some of PMC's unique collections.

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Navigate the PMC submission methods to comply with a funder mandate, expand access, and ensure preservation.

For Publishers

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8.5 MILLION articles are archived in PMC.

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2688

Full Participation Journals

Journals deposit the complete contents of each issue or volume.

307

NIH Portfolio Journals

Journals deposit all NIH-funded articles as defined by the NIH Public Access Policy.

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Selective Deposit Programs

Publisher deposits a subset of articles from a collection of journals.

New in PMC

Sept. 8, 2022

PMC Collaborating with Publishers in Response to Monkeypox Public Health Emergency

On August 4, 2022, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) announced a coordinated call to action wit…

Aug. 30, 2022

PMC Releases Improved Related Resources Feature

PMC has released an updated feature to make it easier to explore information related to a given article. You will now see th…

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Public Health Emergency Monkeypox Initiative

Colorized transmission electron micrograph of monkeypox virus particles (red) cultivated and purified from cell culture. Image captured at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. Credit: NIAID

PMC is collaborating with publishers in response to the monkeypox public health emergency.

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