Journals Library

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) is the world’s first health research funder to publish comprehensive accounts of its funded research within its own publicly and permanently available journals. Through the NIHR Journals Library, you can see the projects being funded as well as the final published journal reports.


The NIHR Journals Library comprises a suite of five open access journals providing an important and permanent archive of research funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research. Read more about our journals.

Research Projects

The NIHR funds valuable independent research for health and social care decision makers. While some of the research programmes share common themes and complement each other, they each have different specialist funding remits and are managed by different centres on behalf of the NIHR. Read more about our research projects

The NIHR Journals Library provides information relating to its research throughout the life of each project, on individual research pages. A full account of the research is also published in the NIHR's open access, peer reviewed series of journals, comprising:

Find out more about the NIHR Journals Library.

The NIHR Journals Library is committed to ensuring that our published research is freely available and that our editorial and publishing processes are responsible and transparent Find out more about our policies.  

The NIHR is introducing a new publication model, developing its innovative, threaded approach to making full accounts of NIHR-funded research available to evidence-users in a freely accessible, timely way. Find out more about the new publication model.

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