NLM will release a new NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) System

The NIH will  release a new NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) System in early 2020. This system is used to submit NIH funded publications to be entered into PubMedCentral as part of their open access policy using method C or D. For more information on the new release  including a video please see: 

While the basic steps (submitting, reviewing, approving) will stay the same, a new user interface will:

  • simplify the login process for returning users
  • provide contextual assistance throughout the process
  • include user-friendly options for:
    • importing article metadata
    • request corrections
    • ablilty to take over the reviewer role for stalled submissions

For more information on the NIHMS process see: