Secure single sign-on made easy. For you and your customers.

With over 25 years experience, we’re leading experts in federated single sign-on services worldwide. We understand the challenges publishers face in delivering access to data and information to those who need it.

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OpenAthens for publishers and service providers

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Expertise you can rely on

We make it simple and easy for you to provide remote access to your resource or service from any location. Our tailored support solutions will help you with complex technical set-up and systems integration.

Our experts and range of value-added consultancy services can help you improve user experience and support your business goals.

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Discover our new reporting tool for publishers

The publisher product dashboard has a brand new reporting functionality available to OpenAthens Keystone customers. The new tool has been designed to collate all federated traffic data to the customer platform, independently of the federation it belongs to. Helping you save time and providing valuable insights for your sales team.

How can our reporting tool help you?

"We expected it to be complex, and that was a benefit of using the consultancy."

John Leopold, software engineering manager, IOP Publishing
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Global access to your content and services

Our identity federation is the only one in the world that allows membership from any country or sector. Join our 2,600 strong members and expand access to more than 4 million users worldwide in the academic, government, healthcare, pharmaceutical and corporate markets.

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Keystone single sign-on

Millions of people can potentially benefit from the digital content you’ve created. Your job is to ensure they have the best user experience in accessing it. OpenAthens Keystone gives your customers simple and secure access to your online services, anytime and anywhere.

If you’re looking for a simple solution to federated single sign-on and want to move away from less secure IP-based access, OpenAthens Keystone provides the perfect solution.

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Wayfinder organizational discovery service

Researchers’ login experience on most publisher sites is very poor. All too often, they are confronted with numerous login options and too many steps to login.

Our organizational discovery service ‘Wayfinder’ makes single sign-on a piece of cake.  Researchers login simply and securely to access the many online resources their organization subscribes to, whilst keeping their privacy intact.

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What does good user experience look like?

Publishers, we have some resources that can help educate and advise on how to improve institutional log in user experience.

How can I improve user experience?

We also have an FAQ page dedicated to user experience. Find out what other users are doing and how we can help you.

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Publisher and service provider case studies

IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing simplifies and modernises the way it offers federated access to content

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OpenAthens helps leading UK media group open up new UK and international markets

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American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): A ‘set and forget’ single sign-on solution

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How do I get an OpenAthens account?

Learners or researchers, you will need to speak to the library or information management team at your organization about access to online journals and databases.

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