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NHS OpenAthens & Link Resolver

Link Resolver

For the ODS link resolver, see the resources linked from the Knowledge for Healthcare blog website including FAQs and training video.

See also the information on the Knowledge for Healthcare blog website about how to request administrator rights.

Clinics for link resolver administrators and refresher training for OpenAthens administrators are advertised on the LIB-SOUTH-ERESOURCES discussion list.

Help with OpenAthens

See the resources linked from the Knowledge for Healthcare blog website including instructions and videos.

See also the information on the Knowledge for Healthcare blog website about how to request administrator rights.

For issues with OpenAthens, see the OpenAthens current service health webpage.

The regional OpenAthens administrators for Thames Valley and Wessex are Helen Williams and Paul Bradley - contact them via athens@hhft.nhs.uk

The regional OpenAthens administrators for the South West are the Torbay library team - contact them via athens.sdhct@nhs.net

For urgent local issues, please phone TOR (Torbay) or H34 (Winchester) - see HLISD for contact numbers. 

To share information, arrange refresher training or see latest emails from the regional administrators join the LIB-SOUTH-ERESOURCES mailing list.

Help with Link Resolver

The regional link resolver administrator for the South (South West, Thames Valley, and Wessex) is Helen Williams - contact her via Helen.F.Williams@hhft.nhs.uk  If urgent, phone H34 (Winchester) - see HLISD for contact numbers. 

To share information, arrange refresher training or see latest emails from the regional administrator join the LIB-SOUTH-ERESOURCES mailing list.

OpenAthens statistics

Quarterly regional OpenAthens statistics are available on the Knowledge for Healthcare blog website.

OpenAthens Org IDs

A list of OpenAthens org IDs is available on the OpenAthens Federation Organisation Identifiers webpage.