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New in PMC
May 3, 2023
PMC Public Health Emergency Initiatives Update
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) recently renamed the COVID-19 and Mpox Public Health Emergency Initiatives as t…
April 19, 2023
Clarifying PMC's Role as an Archive
The role of what a library means in a digital world is evolving and expanding. PMC has a large and diverse user base tha…
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