NIH has released a recent Notice encouraging investigators to reference interim research products such as preprints in applications, proposals, and reports. The Notice is available at:
The Notice includes the format for citing interim research products in proposals and clarifies that citing the interim research products is optional at the discretion of the applicant. The Notice further clarifies that awardees may claim these products on their progress report publication list for applications submitted for the May 25, 2017, due date and thereafter. Awardees may also report them on their RPPR as of May 25, 2017.
Please contact URA with any questions regarding the Notice.
Michael R. Ludwig
Assoc. VP for Research Administration and Director, URA