Important Log In Change Information: The Manuscript Tracking System will be switching to a more secure Multi-Factor Authentication method. This will require NIH Staff to log in using their PIV card.

Welcome to the Manuscript Tracking System (MTrac)

The MTrac system assists Intramural research staff in obtaining clearance to publish manuscripts. The application includes features to support reviews, scientific policies, and public access requirements.

To find out more about MTrac, please visit our support wiki or contact the MTrac helpdesk. Your feedback is greatly appreciated.

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Please note that the system will log you out after 20 minutes of inactivity!

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