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  1. In your LibApps admin portal go to Admin > LibAuth Authentication

  2. Add configuration

  3. Go to the manual configuration option

  4. Where it asks for the URL for your SAML Meta/Description XML file enter your OpenAthens metadata address

  5. Set the three attribute names to be:

    1. First Name: forenames
    2. Last Name: surname
    3. Email: emailAddress

  6. Set allow loggin in to yes and save


Add a custom SAML resource to OpenAthens


  1. Access the administration area as the domain administrator and navigate to the catalogue (Resources > Catalogue).

  2. Switch to the custom tab and click on the Add button

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  3. Select the SAML option 

  4. Add the LibApps metadata address: 

  5. Click the create button