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    Shibboleth Metadata

    We accept the following attributes for the purposes of linking an individual's Shibboleth identity with the *Research Professional attributes:



    Persistent ID


    We are members of the following access management federations:

    Australian Access Federation

    ACOnet Identity Federation (Austria)

    Canadian Access Federation

    Edugate (Ireland)

    Tuakiri (New Zealand)

    SIR (Spain)

    SURFnet (Netherlands)

    SWAMID (Sweden)

    UK Access Management Federation


    We are also members of eduGAIN, a service which connects a number of identity federations from around the world. Visit the eduGAIN website for more information about the service and to see which federations are currently members.

    If you are interested in setting up Shibboleth access to *Research Professional for your institution, you can use the Ex Libris Support Web Form to make your request via this link:

    If you are based at a UK institution and would like to find out what attributes your institution's IDP releases, please read these instructions on using the UK Access Management Federation's testing tool.

    Related links:

    The UK Access Management Testing Tool

    You can download our Shibboleth Metadata here.

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