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Mulford Library Services & Resources for Health Science Faculty

Information on specialized library services and resources to meet the research and instruction needs of faculty

Resources for Publishing


Instructions to Authors database:
provides information for submitting
articles to various journals in the
fields of medicine, health and
related sciences

Open Access Resources

What is SPARC?

  • SPARC® (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition)
  • an international alliance developed by the Association of Research Libraries
  • focused on advancing the conduct of scholarship by stimulating the emergence of new scholarly communication models
  • endorsed by leading academic organizations


National Institute of Health Public Access: In order to insure public access to all articles arising from NIH funds, the National Institute of Health requires mandatory submission of manuscripts to PMC (formerly PubMed Central).                                      

BioMed Central is a publisher of research
articles in Science, Technology and Medicine. Articles can be freely accessed, re-used and re-distributed.

Public Library of Science: PLoS is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.


PMC (formerly PubMed Central) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.