Seamlessly Access ANY Library Resource Anytime and Anywhere with our Single Sign-on Experience

Powered by the OpenAthens Identity and Access Management service and the OpenAthens Federation, TDNet’s authentication service provides a Single Sign-On (SSO) experience with access to your online subscriptions-based content and resources. Our service aligns with the global trends moving away from IP recognition based solutions toward Single Sign-On and Federated Access that’s in line with RA21 initiatives. With TDNet, library users connect to all subscribed e-resources using their network login. It’s an ever-evolving, robust and reliable dashboard that makes librarians’ lives less complex.

Features include:

  • Single sign-on to authenticate and manage access to library and information center online resources
  • IP independence with seamless remote access to library resources on-site and remote
  • Differentiated access according to permission sets including attributes and rules mapped to permission sets
  • Usage analytics from consolidated usage stats broken down by resource and groups/individuals
  • A service – not just software, with 24/7 customer service and technical support

Keep up with the latest publishing industry trends and easily transition from IP recognition with TDNet.

With TDNet’s OpenAthens services, librarians lose the maintenance headache and gain many benefits:

  • Availability to resources anytime, anywhere on any device
  • Comprehensive access to all resources consolidated from any device
  • Personalized user experience with single sign on (SSO), saved searches, bookmarks and more
  • Support of a variety of use cases like differential access, sub-organizations and more
  • Efficiency & easy management - one setup of IDP-SP trust relationship
  • Privacy - personal information shared with one GDPR compliant entity
  • Security – SAML assertion, Comply with agreements
  • Standardization – leverages RA21 initiative outcomes
  • Metrics – Consolidated and granular usage analytics, Usage breakdown


TDNet makes the technology simpler for you.

  • Designed for librarians and information centers as a broker between your systems and your subscribed publishers
  • Configure once and leave the maintenance to us – no need to setup tricky connections with each publisher
  • Quick, easy account management and new resource introduction
  • Flexible integration with your local directory using SAML
  • Powerful, granular access rights control to simplify processes
  • Comprehensive usage statistics
  • Secure user authorization


Our experience with hundreds of world-leading academic, corporate, biomedical, and government organizations can help you:

  • Saving time, IT resources and money
  • Secure, seamless single-click users access that discourages account sharing
  • Compliance with agreements and with content and services terms of use
  • No headache for introduction of new resources
  • Library resources become just another application to manage
  • Easy to adhere to compliance and standards
  • Increased engagement and user satisfaction
  • Full 24/7 support by experienced team for minimal administration
  • Maximize the potential of information resources