OpenAthens Account & Access
What is OpenAthens?
OpenAthens is an authentication system for accessing eResources via eLibrary. Registering for a Library account allows you to access library catalogue services and eResources with the one username and password. Electronic resources are then accessible from any Internet enabled device at any location.
How can I register and activate my OpenAthens account?
- Set up your account by registering for a Library Account
- Submit Registration Form
- Library Staff will verify your account
You can then use your account to find and access resources.
Open Athens and your data
We ask you to provide only the minimum information required for administration of your account. Only authorised Health Library Ireland Staff and Open Athens administrators have access to this information in order to troubleshoot access or authentication issues on your account. This information is not used for any other purpose or made available to any other parties.
Only information for active Open Athens accounts is stored and all information is deleted when your account expires.