Presentation Open Access
Westerbeke, Jos; Gietz, Peter; Monticine, Barbara; Pavlik, Jiri
To summarize the benefits of SSO:
Libraries and publishers:
Researchers and students:
What is to be expected: Libraries are even pushed to use SSO. Several companies, as there are Gartner and Financial Times, are not allowing IP authentication anymore. This is trending and the world’s greatest publishers are working to improve SSO user experience (project RA21.org) in order to be able to implement it. Publishers like to ask personal information for the personification of their users on their websites. This is a great challenge for libraries because they want to protect their patrons and like to provide them anonymous access in the first place, which might be enriched afterwards with personal information by the user himself. Libraries need each other for making a policy such as a ‘minimal disclosure’ principle of exchanging personal information which should be compliant with the GDPR.
What has been done on the way to SSO:
The EC-funded AARC project reached out to the library community with three pilots: