Friday, September 19, 2014

Access to eresources at University of Hull library

Since January, the Brynmor Jones Library has introduced Shibboleth as its main authentication method, replacing Athens.

For users of the service, this results in two major differences:

1.) You no longer need an Athens username and Password for the University of Hull, and will sign in with the IT login you received instead.

2.) When accessing resources off-campus you will no longer look for the Athens login but for an institutional login and may then need to select the UK Access Management Federation and University of Hull from dropdown menus.

If you have previously saved the urls of any electronic resources supplied by the University of Hull in your favourites, it may be that your Athens details will have been saved as well, and that when you try to login to that resource it takes you to the Athens login.

If this takes place, you may need to clear your web cache.

If you have any queries about any of the above, please contact