OpenAthens for publishers and service providers
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Expertise you can rely on
Benefit from our technical expertise
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.
"We expected it to be complex, and that was a benefit of using the consultancy."
Global access to your content and services
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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.
Keystone single sign-on
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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.
Wayfinder organizational discovery service
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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.
Our new add-on product for publishers
Discover our new add-on product for publishers
Many publishers struggle to find an in-house solution to enable access to their own resources for internal staff, as well as customers that are not using SAML. OpenAthens bridges this gap, contributing to improving audience engagement, site visits and content exploring.
What does good user experience look like?
Publisher and service provider case studies
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
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): A ‘set and forget’ single sign-on solution
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Search our bank of frequently asked questions to find the answers you need to questions around federated single sign-on.
How do I get an OpenAthens account?
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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.