Quick Answer: What is open athens?

How does open Athens work?

OpenAthens is an authentication and electronic access management system that provides access to the library’s licensed online resources via single sign-on (SSO) technology both on and off campus. OpenAthens is a “gateway” service to facilitate access to publisher content. It does not include any content of its own.

What is an open Athens account?

OpenAthens is an identity and access management service, supplied by Jisc, a British not-for-profit information technology services company. Identity provider (IdP) organisations can keep usernames in the cloud, locally or both. Integration with ADFS, LDAP or SAML is supported.

Is Athens open for free?

※ Download: Openathens username and password free

Members qualified members and students in their pre-registration year only who would like an OpenAthens user-name and password should email.

What is MyAthens?

MyAthens is a basic user portal that any user account can sign into to find a list of allocated resources, view information about their organisation, and contact their administrator. It is MyAthens that the hidden from users flag on resources is used in.

What is the basic difference between shibboleth and Openathen?

Shibboleth is usually installed and managed by an institution or publisher. OpenAthens supports many of the same standards, including SAML but is delivered as a cloud-based solution, supported by a service desk and team of technical specialists who are on hand to assist with setup, integration, and operation.

How do I make an OpenAthens account?

require you to log-in with a NHS OpenAthens username and password to access them. To register go to: https://openathens.nice.org.uk/ and complete the online registration form: After you click on ‘Register’ at the bottom of the page you will see a confirmation screen with a summary of your account details.