To set up OpenAthens:

  1. Log in as account administrator at
  2. Select the Access Options bar
  3. Select View My Account from the Access Options pop-up page
  4. Select Institutional Account > Shibboleth / OpenAthens from the left-hand menu
  5. On the Shibboleth / OpenAthens page: 
    • Enter the OpenAthens Entity ID in the text box labeled 'Enter your Shibboleth or OpenAthens Entity ID here' (Please note only one Entity ID can be entered onto an account at a time)
    • Enter the Organization/Unit ID in the text box labeled 'If you have an Organization/Unit ID, please enter it here (optional)'
    • Select the Submit button
  6. The OpenAthens credentials have been successfully added to the account