News & Updates

NIHMS (NIH Manuscript Submission) system is currently accepting submissions from:

  • eRA Commons (for NIH Extramural principal investigators, grantees or applicants)
  • NIH Login (for Intramural NIH scientists and staff)
  • HHMI Login (for HHMI-funded investigators)
  • My NCBI (for third party submitters)
  • Publishers that have registered for an NIHMS Publisher Login account


  • What is the NIH Public Access Policy? The NIH maintains a web page with information relating to the Public Access Policy.
  • Do you have questions about the submission process? Refer to the NIHMS FAQ. Illustrated submission tutorials are also available.
  • Publishers may find information on how to submit on behalf of authors as well as other concerns in the Publisher FAQ.
  • The NIHMS also maintains a help desk to assist users with manuscript submissions, and answer any questions related to the submission process. Contact the help desk with your queries.
  • Email questions and comments regarding the NIH Public Access Policy to