UW Research

April 19, 2017

NIH: Reporting Preprints & Other Interim Research Products

NIH NOT-OD-17-050 provides definitions, guidance and reporting instructions for investigators on citing their interim research products (such as preprints), including how to claim them as products of NIH funding in applications, proposals and reports.

Key points:

  • Interim research products can be cited anywhere other research products are cited.
  • Applicants/Awardees are not required to cite or create interim research products as part of their NIH grant applications/awards.
  • Preprints do not fall under the NIH public access policy.
  • This notice does not apply to clinical trial registration. See ClinicalTrials.gov

Review Reporting Preprints & Other Interim Research Products NOT-OD-17-050 for more information.