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November 28 2017 - 14:00
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UKSG webinar: Authentication technology update: RA21 and OpenAthens with Josh Howlett, Jisc and Phil Leahy, Eduserv from UKSG: connecting the knowledge community

Phil Leahy's slides

UKSG webinar: Authentication technology update: RA21 and OpenAthens with Josh Howlett, Jisc and Phil Leahy, Eduserv from UKSG: connecting the knowledge community

"Very informative one hour. Well worth registering for." - James Hickey, BMA

"Very good presentation of material including background information of authentication technologies and future developments." - Rebecca Tatterson, Joyner Library

"I learned a great deal from this webinar, it was really excellent." - Emily Ray, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

"Very informative. an hour's viewing rather than an afternoon of reading." - Lee Blyth, Northumbria University Library

"UKSG provides relevant and timely information to support the community it serves.  It keep its members up to date with the latest developments enabling them to take advantage of opportunities and rise to new challenges." - Anon

94% of survey respondents would recommend this webinar.

This is a fantastic opportunity to listen to expert speakers with the added benefit of no travelling required. All registrants receive a link to a recording of the webinar so they can listen again at a convenient time.

This is a free webinar.

 

OVERVIEW

Authentication technologies have come a long way from IP recognition and EZ Proxy but most services have not addressed the poor user experience associated with off-campus access, particularly on mobile and tablet devices. In 2017 the conversation around streamlining remote access has moved on from talk to real solutions.

In this webinar Josh Howlett of Jisc will update us on the RA21 initiative, while Phil Leahy will explore why organisations are moving to managed identity management solutions and how OpenAthens has responded to publisher feedback with its new OpenAthens Cloud product.

Date: Tuesday 28 November 2017
Time: 1400 GMT
Duration: 45-60 minutes including Q&A

 

SPEAKERS

  • Josh Howlett, Head of trust and identity, Jisc
  • Phil Leahy, Service Relationship Manager (IAM), Eduserv
Tasha Mellins-Cohen, Director of Publishing, Microbiology Society

 

 Read more about Tasha Mellins-Cohen. Being involved with UKSG gives me an opportunity to reach beyond the echo chamber and find out what affects librarians and their communities, as well as publishers. UKSG events exemplify collaboration, networking and learning across the spectrum of scholarly communications professionals, providing a way to create positive, lasting changes in our industry.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Webinar attendees will understand the OpenAthens offer, including a new WAYF service, and the aims of the RA21 pilot projects.

Subject level and previous knowledge required:

Introductory and non-intensive, no previous knowledge or experience required. 

The intended audience includes librarians and publishers with an awareness of authentication and authorisation tools such as OpenAthens, seeking more detail on future developments in the space. 

 

REGISTRATION

This is a free webinar and is open to members and non-members of UKSG alike.  It will be recorded and the speakers will use a web cam.

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ACCESSIBILITY

If you have particular accessibility needs, please feel free to contact Maria Campbell.

 

QUERIES

Please send your questions to Maria Campbell.

 

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