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Welcome to the OpenAthens documentation home page, here you will find documentation for our products.

OpenAthens Identity for libraries, information managers and IT departments


A complete hosted service for the management of single sign on access to SAML services

OpenAthens LA (Local Authentication)

A standards-compliant software platform that enables you to host your own SAML Identity Provider (IdP)

OpenAthens for publishers and service providers

OpenAthens SP

A standards-compliant software platform that enables you to provide and manage secure access to your online resources.

OpenAthens Keystone
Middleware to easily connect OpenID Connect to SAML federations.

OpenAthens Federation

The international SAML federation.

OpenAthens WayfinderA free to use service for organisation discovery over multiple federations
Third party applicationssome guidance on connecting to other applications such as Moodle or ADFS