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

OpenAthens for libraries, information managers and IT departments

OpenAthens for publishers and service providers

  • OpenAthens - 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)
  • Third party applications - Guidance on connecting OpenAthens to other applications such as Moodle or ADFS

If you are an end-user, you will need to seek help from your local OpenAthens administrator rather than from these pages. They can usually be found via the library service or equivalent at your organisation, and you can look up any details they have provided via the forgotten password page at: https://login.openathens.net/auth#forgottenpassword

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