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Athens - Remote Access to Carilion Subscriptions: Using OpenAthens

How to register for an account, login, customize your home page, troubleshoot issues, and more.

OpenAthens Portal

OpenAthens is the user portal that provides links to library resources for access while on- or off-site.

  OpenAthens consists of four areas accessible by clicking on the tabs under the OpenAthens graphic:

   1.  Home tab containing [see image below for example]:

  • Panel or box containing links to resources

  • Search boxes for the Libraries' catalog and PubMed

  • Library announcements or information

   2.  Resources tab with:

  •  Complete list with descriptions of the library resources available to you

  •  Ability to create a Favourite Resources panel for your Home tab

   3.  My Account tab to:

  •  Change your password

   4.  Help tab for:

  •  More helpful hints and instructions

  •  Contact your librarian for help with MyAthens