Publish your biological research in full compliance with the NIH/NIGMS Public Access Policy 

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Supporting NIH and NIGMS authors with open access and open data

F1000Research is making it easier for NIH: NIGMS funded authors to publish their research in compliance with funder mandates.

Our innovative publishing model allows researchers to disseminate their findings fast and openly, and take control of their publication from start to finish thanks to a transparent post-publication peer review process.

As pioneers in open science, we operate a progressive open data policy, making us fully compliant with the open access and data sharing policies of the main institutions and funders, including the NIH.

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We publish a wide range of research article types, ensuring that you can receive credit for all your research outputs. From traditional Research Articles to more unique formats, such as Study Protocols, Data Notes, and Living Systematic Reviews, we have an article type for every step in your research process.

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Find the perfect home for your research

At F1000Research, there are a number of different publishing options to make the most of your research.

Our Gateways provide thematic content hubs which collect together publications related to a particular organization or research community. Submitting your article to a Gateway ensures additional visibility for your work and publication alongside other high quality contributions from your research community.

By publishing in any of our dedicated Gateways you will be fully compliant with the new open access and data sharing policy requirements from the NIH and its main institutes for peer-reviewed research articles.

Accelerate the pace of discovery and get credit for your work with open data

As part of our open data policy, we ask our authors to share all data underlying their research findings in an open format, together with details of any software used to process the results.

It is essential that others can see the source data in order to be able to replicate the study and analyze the data, as well as in some circumstances, reuse it.

But, what’s in it for you?

Icon of document with a tick representing credibilityBoost the credibility of your research
Open data enables replication and validation of your research, which in turn boosts its credibility and robustness. By sharing your data openly, your entire research project becomes more transparent.

Enhance the visibility of your research
Increase the discoverability of your research by reciprocally linking your article and its related datasets. Plus describing your data with rich, meaningful, machine-readable metadata makes it easy for humans and computers to find use.

Progress in your career
Researchers can benefit from increased credit and recognition for their outputs by sharing their research data, which in turn may lead to increased opportunities for collaboration – even across disciplines.

Develop a better understanding of your field
Open data supports learning and enables a deeper, richer understanding of the research topic – this is particularly useful in teaching. as students are able to interrogate raw research data for themselves.

Ready to submit?

Starting your publication journey with F1000Research couldn’t be easier.

Thanks to our rapid publication model, your research is quickly available to read, share and cite. Once published, all articles undergo our unique post-publication peer review process that encourages a collaborative and constructive approach to research.