The NIH Manuscript Submission allows you to submit an electronic version of your peer-reviewed final manuscript for inclusion in PubMed Central. Eligible manuscripts must have been funded by one of the participating groups listed in the login table below.

Choose a login route:

Route Users Policy
NIH & eRA Commons NIH intramural and extramural scientists

NOTE: eRA Commons account holders now enter login credentials on the "NIH Login" screen.

 Public Access Policy
publisher publishers
HHMI Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators  position statement in support of open access publishing
myNCBI others

You should use the same login for all subsequent visits.

NIHMS does not maintain these login routes. If you experience problems with your login, please contact the institution that is responsible for the account.

If you do not have an account, myNCBI allows users to create new accounts; click on the myNCBI route to create one.

If you are a PI, you can register for an eRA Commons account at

For more information on how to use this system to submit your manuscript see User's Guide.