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OpenAthens enables seamless, secure access to most* databases and library resources anytime, anywhere via single sign-on (SSO).
Benefits of OpenAthens:
* Access to the Bloomberg Terminal and D&B Hoovers will continue via standalone accounts and will not be incorporated into OpenAthens.
Register now to establish an OpenAthens account. Within a business day, the Library will verify your request and release an account activation email from OpenAthens.
Please note database access is based on a combination of your bureau and your official duty station. You will automatically receive access to all resources you are eligible for and can view this list by visiting MyAthens.
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