The Athens system provides access management for subscription services supplied by publishers and subscription agents.
An access management system provided by Eduserv. At the University of Kent, Athens authenticates user access to some of the online resources available via the Templeman Library.
Developed by EduServ with the support of JISC funding, Athens combines a online authentication service with a online service access management interface (see above). Its features are a 'single password sign-on' to multiple online services, together with a distributed management of user accounts. See http://www.eduserv.org.uk/athens