Changes to the NIH Public Access Policy and the Implications to Awards: Webinar - January 15, 2013

Notice Number: NOT-OD-13-016

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Release Date: December 21, 2012

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Since 2008, compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy has been a statutory requirement and a term and condition of all grant awards and cooperative agreements.  The NIH recently announced Upcoming Changes to Public Access Policy Reporting Requirements and Related NIH Efforts to Enhance Compliance (NOT-OD-12-160).  As early as Spring 2013, the NIH will hold processing of non-competing continuation awards if publications arising from grant awards are not in compliance with the Public Access Policy.  In conjunction with these changes, the NIH has released new tools and enhancements that make it easier for investigators report compliance information, and for investigators and institutions to track compliance.

The NIH is offering a webinar to help grantee institutions better understand these changes. It will:

Ready to learn more?
Date:  Tuesday, January 15, 2013 – Live Broadcast
Time:  12:30pm-2:00pm EST
Registration Required

Who should participate? 
This webinar is designed for Compliance Officials at grantee institutions responsible for adhering to the NIH Public Access Policy.  Though invited to attend, the focus is not for authors or investigators. 

Space is Limited!
Interested attendees should register early. To maximize participation and improve communication within our grantee institutions, NIH strongly encourages institutions to promote classroom style viewing whereby groups of viewers can participate via one log-in.

This webinar will be archived for later viewing!  A recording will be accessible 3-5 business days after the webinar on the event page. Additional NIH webinar opportunities may be found on the OER Webinar home page.



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