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NIH Public Access Policy Compliance: Adding Citations & Delegates

How to add citations to My Bibliography

How to add citations from PubMed

Click Add from PubMed and enter query into the search box that appears.

  1. From the search results or  within a particular article record, click on the 'Send to' drop-down.
  2. Click on 'My Bibliography.'
  3. Click on the 'Add to My Bibliography' button that appears.

Send articles from PubMed to MyBib

Adding citations to My Bibliography

NOTE: You are responsible for ensuring compliance of any NIH funded publication for which you were either an author OR the PI of the grant.  This means you may need to include articles for which you were not an author but which were supported by a grant you are a PI on.

How to add citations manually

Click 'Add manually' and select the type of citation you would like to add. Enter citation information into the fields as appropriate and click 'Add Citation'

How to add citations by uploading a file

Click 'Upload a file' and select one with citations in MEDLINE or RIS format.

A confirmation message indicates the no. of citations added to My Bibliography.

How to Add Delegates

Use the 'Delegate' feature to give others the ability to manage your My Bibliography to link citations to awards and edit compliance status.

1. From My Bibliography, click on 'Edit settings for My Bibliography'.

My Bibliography Settings Link

2. At the bottom of the page, click the link to 'Add a Delegate.' You will need to enter the email of the person you want to add. You can add more than one person.

Confirm Delegate Connection

If you have been assigned to be a delegate, confirm using the steps below:

  1. Sign in to your My NCBI account.
  2. Click on the URL in the email you received from My NCBI.
  3. When prompted, click on the 'Confirm Connection" button.

A link to the delegated bibliography will be in your collections in your account.