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New Public Access Policy for the AHRQ

CaptureThe Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has announced a policy for public access to research papers and data. This will require accepted article manuscripts from funded authors to be deposited to PubMed Central (PMC) within a year of publication.

According to the AHRQ website, “This policy will be effective for research funded in February 2015. AHRQ will solicit contract proposals and fund a commercial repository by October 2015. Beginning October 2015, AHRQ will require all researchers to submit data in digital format to the commercial repository.”

For more information, head over to The Scholarly Kitchen or The Agency for Research and Quality website

Health Policy Reference Center

The Health Policy Reference Center is a comprehensive full-text database covering all aspects of health policy and related issues.  This collection provides full-text coverage of information relevant to many areas integral to health policy including, but not limited to: health care access, health care quality, health care financing, etc.  The Health Policy Reference Center offers cover-to-cover content from more than 300 publications, including journals, monographs, magazines, and trade publications, all directly dealing with health policy and closely aligned topics.  This includes complete coverage of more than 250 full-text titles.  The database also offers tens of thousands of additional relevant articles, selected from thousands of industry publications.