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Automated Indexing FAQs
How does the PubMed Best Match feature work?
What is the difference between PubMed Central (PMC) and PubMed?
How are journals selected for MEDLINE?
Where do I report problems with links for free full text articles?
What do statuses mean in NIHMS?
I have published under different author names. Can you link all of my articles?
Are the journals in PubMed peer-reviewed? Where can I find a list of peer-reviewed/refereed journals?
How do I find a list of journals in PubMed?
Which agencies and organizations name PMC as the repository for their funded research?
What files should I submit to NIHMS?
Ceased Abstracting and Indexing Publications Containing MEDLINE Citations: Retain or Discard from Collections?
How do I obtain the full text of an article?
Retrieving NLM bibliographic records from the LocatorPlus Catalog via Z39.50
When will a PMCID be assigned to an NIHMS manuscript?
What is the PMC Open Access subset? Isn't everything in PMC open access?
Can I limit a search to articles that have full text or free full text available?
Why am I being asked to sign in to access this free article?
How do I submit manuscripts to NIHMS?
What options does a publisher have for depositing papers in PubMed Central?
What if I can’t access Google accounts from my library?
How do I subscribe to PubMed so that I can access PubMed articles?
New PubMed Transition FAQs
How can I get an alert when a new article of my interest has been added to PubMed?
I found an error or mistake in PubMed; how do I get it fixed?
What criteria does NLM use to choose journals for the collection?
How do I associate funding with an NIHMS submission?
Why don't I find all of my publications when I search PubMed?
How can I search PubMed by author?
What should I do if it says "Permission Denied. You do not have permission to view this page?"
What steps are involved in the NIHMS process?
What login route should I select on the NIHMS homepage?
How can I make changes to a manuscript in NIHMS?
Who provides content to PMC and how do I find out if my journal of interest fully participates in PMC?
What happens if a journal ceases its participation in PubMed Central (PMC)? Will the existing articles be removed?
Can I download a batch of articles from PMC for text mining or other purposes?
I have published in a journal that does not appear in PubMed. Can I submit my manuscript to PubMed and/or PubMed Central to have it listed on your site?
How do I determine who to contact to obtain permission for reproducing either a portion of or an entire PMC article?
If I cannot find a journal title in DOCLINE or NLM's catalog, LocatorPlus, how can I add my institution's holdings for that title?
How can I display my library's icon in PubMed?
How do I find a list of the MEDLINE journal titles?
When I do a search in LocatorPlus Catalog and choose an individual record, there are different displays. Which MARC fields are displayed for the Holdings and Details displays?
How can I identify older medical journal articles?
Can articles supported by NIH grant funds meet the NIH Public Access Policy by submitting content to a third-party repository?
Are journals ever deselected from MEDLINE?
Is Gmail required for using DOCLINE?
Can Google accounts be shared or does everyone need their own Google account for DOCLINE?
How do I set up or modify my DOCLINE email notifications for Lend Alerts or Contact Library?
How do I add additional date ranges to my existing Journal Holdings?
What is NIHMS?
What funders does NIHMS support?
When should a manuscript be submitted to NIHMS?
What is the relationship/difference between a Submitter, Reviewer, Pending Reviewer, Verified Author, and PI in NIHMS?
Who can submit manuscripts to NIHMS?
Should I deposit supplementary material and/or additional supporting data files when submitting a manuscript to NIHMS?
What file format should I use when submitting a manuscript to NIHMS?
What is the release delay (embargo) requested when submitting a manuscript to NIHMS?
How do I find out whether a manuscript has already been submitted to NIHMS?
What is the language of the NIHMS submission statement to which I must agree?
Can a publisher submit a paper to PubMed Central on my behalf?
How can I take over Reviewer responsibilities for a submission in NIHMS?
How can I monitor an NIHMS record with which I am not yet associated?
Why hasn’t the submitter provided the final published version of the manuscript to NIHMS?
What funding should I link to an NIHMS submission?
How does a publisher request removal of an NIHMS manuscript that appears in PMC in conflict with the author's transfer of copyright to the journal?
What if a publisher has questions not addressed in the NIHMS FAQ?
How does a publisher submit manuscripts to NIHMS on behalf of authors?
Indexing & Cataloging