National Academy of Sciences

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National Academy of Sciences

Green open access summary

This is a short summary of the green open access policy of National Academy of Sciences.

Red circle
Preprint: archiving forbidden
Green circle
Postprint: archiving allowed
Red circle
Published version: archiving forbidden


  • Author's pre-print on author's personal website, arXiv or bioRxiv
  • Authors retain copyright
  • Must link to publisher version
  • Non-commercial use only
  • Authors post-print after media embargo has expired
  • Publisher's version/PDF may be used
  • Publisher's version/PDF may be used on author's personal website after 6 months embargo
  • Authors may have deposit in funding body's archive or funding body's designated repository for public release 6 months after publication
  • All PNAS-formatted versions are deposited in PubMed Central for release after 6 months, regardless of funding
  • Applies to PNAS only
  • Publisher last contacted on 20/02/2018

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