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Information about Athens

Information about Athens

Athens is an Access Management System that enables secure access to many of the online resources and journals subscribed to by the Book Library.



Activating Your Athens Account – New Students

An email with instructions on how to activate an Athens account was sent to all new students in week commencing 7th October 2019. The email sender appears as

Some students are currently experiencing problems because their chosen passwords do not meet the security criteria. Athens passwords must be at least 8 characters long and contain at least one numeric and at least one alphabetic character.

Contact for further help.

How do I access resources via Athens?

The Book Library website gives full details of the library’s Online Resources.  Alternatively, for a full list of resources accessible via Athens, please log on to MyAthens and select the Resources tab.


Any questions?

Ask a member of staff in the Book Library, call 020 3947 7630, or email

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