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Database gives free access to UK medical research

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39101.551759.DB (Published 25 January 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:175
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1London

    Most biomedical research in the United Kingdom will be made freely available online in a database that went live this month and which is supported by nine of the UK's biggest research sponsors.

    UK PubMed Central (UKPMC; www.ukpmc.ac.uk) mirrors the US PubMed Central database, a free online archive of life science research administered by the US National Institutes of Health. Many of the groups behind the UK initiative, which has been led by the Wellcome Trust, now require that the results of research they support are made available …

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