Federated Access to Online Resources: Principles & Recommendations for Library Services (Version 2) by LIBER’s FIM4L Working Group (2022)
« Publishers and suppliers of licensed online resources want to provide authorised users of institutions for higher education and research with access to their services in a controlled way. The commonly used access method based on IP address has limits when users want access from anywhere and any device at any time. Solutions based on federated authentication, also called Single Sign-On (SSO), are viable alternatives, as long as attention is paid to how these connections are configured.
Libraries should protect the privacy of their users, who, in turn, should have control over their privacy. To make the configuration and management of federated
authentication easier for both libraries and publishers, scholarly libraries from around the world have agreed on the following guidelines to control access to services based on licensed content. (…) »
source > libereurope.eu , Westerbeke, J. & Gietz, P. & Pavlik, J. (Eds.) Federated Access to Online Resources: Principles & Recommendations for Library Services (Version 2) by LIBER’s FIM4L Working Group (2022)