Remote access
made simple

We make accessing knowledge through a single sign-on easy.

We help more than 2,600 organizations with 5 million users in over 65 countries have access to the knowledge they want when they want it.

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Access Lab

Access Lab 2021

Access Lab is the place where libraries, publishers and library users can discuss challenges and solutions around discovery and access to digital content and services.  This year the event was held online 16-17 March. Visit our event hub for resources and information.

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What people say about us

Don’t take our word for it! Read customer success stories about setting up, integrating and using OpenAthens.

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Who we work with

Remote access resource hub

Struggling to support your users when they're access resources off-site? We’re here to help!

Our resource hub will help signpost you to the most relevant information you need right now.

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Let’s connect

How to onboard to OpenAthens

Follow our onboarding guides to find out how to prepare for your move to OpenAthens, decisions that need to be made and the steps that are taken.

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Our story

OpenAthens has been providing remote access and authentication solutions for over 25 years. Used worldwide by over 2,600 academic, healthcare, corporate research libraries, publishers, and service providers to provide access to knowledge. We’re based in the UK and are a part of Jisc.

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