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Information about and tools for using OpenAthens for authorization.

Electronic Resources for Guests and Alumni

If you're not a current AU student, faculty, or staff and would like to use electronic resources like databases, online journals, and electronic books on-campus you'll need a guest login. As a guest you can access these resources anywhere on the AU campus over our RCN-Guest or EagleSecure wireless networks. Pick up your login information from the Circulation and Course Reserves desk on the first floor of the Library and then follow the instructions below.

AU alumni can also access a select collection of electronic resources from off-campus. To find out more about these resources and how to set-up an account visit the Alumni Services Page.

Logging In

  1. Go to the OpenAthens sign-in page at

  2. Sign in with the provided username and password

  3. Return to the A - Z database list and visit your chosen resource