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This is the hompage homepage for the OpenAthens MD documentationIdentity documentation (it's where you want to start if you are a librarian or similar) . Here you will find the help pages that the administration interface links to and an FAQ. The help links in the administration interface will usually be able to take you to an appropriate sub-page. There page, and there is also a search and side navigationbox at the top of each page. Sales information can be found via the Eduserv

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Your responsibilities as an administrator

The administrator, on behalf of the organisation, is responsible for ensuring that:-

  • user User accounts are only created for people entitled to use resources or facilities belonging to your organisation or to which they subscribe. Personal accounts must not be created for shared use.
  • user User accounts are only to be used in connection with the normal activities of your organisation. 
  • reasonable Reasonable steps are taken to ensure that user accounts are only used to access or use resources or facilities to which your organisation subscribes and for no other purpose.
  • usernamesUsernames, passwords and personal information are kept confidential and all relevant data protection and privacy legislation is properly observed at all times.
  • all All information concerning users and administrators required by Eduserv OpenAthens to provide the service is accurate, complete and kept up to date. 
  • industry Industry best practice and guidelines issued by Eduserv OpenAthens concerning usernames, passwords and security are complied with.
  • no No person shall attempt to violate or circumvent any security measures put in place by Eduserv OpenAthens or any service provider, or any supplier of resources or facilities to which your organisation subscribes. Administrators shall report any infringements to Eduserv OpenAthens as soon as they become aware of them. 
  • administrators Administrators should periodically check for compliance with all of the foregoing requirements and will co-operate with reasonable requests from Eduserv or OpenAthens or suppliers to verify compliance or to investigate where any breach is suspected.
  • user User access is promptly removed when their entitlement to the resource or facility expires, for example when they leave your organisation.
  • user User access is promptly removed upon the reasonable request of Eduserv or OpenAthens or the supplier of the resource or facility.

Pages in the documentation include:


See also