Keynote: Beyond the books: Librarians as key partners in the AI-enhanced research and education
Speaker: Bella Ratmelia, data services librarian, Singapore Management University libraries
Navigating OpenAthens configurations: From simple to more challenging scenarios
In most cases, setting up your library’s subscribed resources to work with OpenAthens is a breeze. Hundreds are listed in the Resource Catalogue, so all you need to do is provide your federation identifiers to the provider. SAML resources not in the Catalogue are also relatively straightforward. Things can get tricky when resources do not yet support SAML. OpenAthens provides a managed proxy service for such cases, but the effort required will vary. The speakers will share their experiences of implementing OpenAthens as an authentication solution.
Roundtable discussion: Balancing AI innovation and library ethics
Community survey: What we found and how you can get involved
In October last year we ran a survey to find out what our customers and future customers want from the OpenAthens Community. In this session we will share the survey results, outline how we’re developing our community offer and how you can get involved.
Elevating patron access: Our journey with OpenAthens and Libkey Nomad at Swinburne Library
Anton Proppe and Kathryn Duncan share their experiences and insights gained from implementing OpenAthens at Swinburne University of Technology. As service business owner and project manager, Anton and Kathryn played pivotal roles in the 2022 implementation and administration of OpenAthens at Swinburne Library. During this session, they’ll walk you through how this initiative has reshaped access for library patrons, making it efficient and secure through OpenAthens single sign-on. Additionally, they’ll delve into a recent integration of Libkey Nomad, which has improved the overall access experience for patrons by streamlining the pathway to subscribed and open access online resources.