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Please note that you need to activate your account before you can use it. Please read the information on the page you’ll see after you click “Submit”, and check your inbox for your activation email.

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Step 1 - Athens account eligibility and email
  1. What are the OpenAthens Eligibility Criteria?

If we do not recognise your email address or the location of where you are registering from, you will not automatically be eligible to access online resources. An OpenAthens administrator will assess your details and decide whether you meet the eligibility criteria. You should if possible:

  • Enter a work email address
  • Register from your place of work