Initiative could give free access to UK medical research

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 05 May 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1043
  1. Tony Delamothe
  1. BMJ

    Most of the United Kingdom's new biomedical research could be freely available this time next year if a consortium led by the Wellcome Trust gets its way. Next week the consortium will advertise for a technical partner to set up a UK “mirror” of PubMed Central, the free online archive of life science literature administered by the US National Library of Medicine.

    As well as making available the data held in PubMed Central, the UK archive would allow the ingestion of local peer reviewed articles …

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