PASS is designed to help you easily publish your article openly for anyone in the world to read.

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How PASS Works

Find your Journal

After your paper has been accepted for publication, PASS can help with next steps.

Submit a Manuscript

Simultaneously send your manuscript to multiple repositories seamlessly.

Manuscript is Deposited

PASS will deposit your manuscript into PubMed Central and JScholarship with no additional fees or forms required.

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Easy Submission

Send an article manuscript to PubMed Central via NIHMS and JScholarship seamlessly, at the same time.

One-Stop Compliance

Adhere to the JHU Open Access policy [pdf] and public access policies required by some granting organizations.

No Fees

Avoid paying hefty article processing charges to your publisher to make your publication open to the public.

Supported Granting Organizations

Submit a manuscript using PASS for deposit to PubMed Central via NIH Manuscript Submission System (NIHMS).

  • ACL – Administration for Community Living
  • AHRQ – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • ASPR – Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • CDC – Centers for Disease Control
  • EPA – Environmental Protection Agency
  • VA – Department of Veteran Affairs
  • FDA – Food and Drug Administration
  • HHMI- Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • NIH – National Institutes of Health