Open access publishing on US PubMed Central

Simon Collins, HIV i-Base

On 25 March 2020, the US National Library of Medicine (NLM) announced it would be rapidly including research relating to COVID-19 and called for open access to important papers as part of the emergency response to the pandemic.

PMC currently provides access to nearly 6 million full-text journal articles and a search for COVID-19 produces more than 1800 results. [2]


  1. NLM. The National Library of Medicine expands access to coronavirus literature through PubMed Central. (25 March 2020).
  2. Search for COVID-19.

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