Remote Access (Open Athens)

Open Athens: User Portal for Remote Access

OpenAthen user portal provides the gateway to access e-resources remotely. OpenAthens is an LDAP user authentication system that provides access to the MIST Central library’s licensed online resources remotely. Members of MIST Central Library can apply for OpenAthens account; and registered account holders can sign in to find a list of allocated e-resources from outside the campus.

Benefits of using MyAthens include:
  1. Allows you to access multiple electronic resources without needing separate usernames and passwords for each resource.
  2. Allows you to access the E-resources portal, an A-Z listing of all accessible journals, e-books, and open access content. The E-resources portal can be used to search for journals via title, subject, Digital Object Identifier (DOI), or PubMed ID. You can also search by citation.
  3. Enables you to access online resources remotely as well as in your workplace.

How to get an OpenAthens Account

To activate your OpenAthens account you will be asked for some information, details of which are outlined in the registration form . We ask you to provide only the minimum information required for the administration of your OpenAthens account. Only authorized MIST Central library OpenAthens 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.

Registration validity for OpenAthens Account Holders

Registration validity period MyAthens account for the Faculty Members is one year, and for the students of Military Institute of Science and Technology is one semester. Request for renewal of OpenAthens is the same as the Registration Process.