Open Athens: User Portal for Remote Access

OpenAthens is an authentication system that provides access to the NSU library’s licensed online resources. Registered account holders can sign in to find a list of allocated e-resources from outside the campus. After the registration, members will be getting an email from NSU library regarding OpenAthens Account ID and password. The user can find a list of e-resources by logging into

Benefits of using MyAthens 
    1. Allows you to access multiple electronic resources without needing separate usernames and passwords for each resource.
    2. Allows you to access the E-resources portal, an A-Z listing of all accessible journals, e-books, and open access content. The E-resources portal can be used to search for journals via title, subject, Digital Object Identifier (DOI), or PubMed ID. You can also search by citation.
    3. Enables you to access online resources remotely as well as in your workplace.

How to get an OpenAthens Account

To activate your OpenAthens account you will be asked for some information, details of which are outlined in the registration form. The minimum information required for the administrative requirements and ID verification of your OpenAthens account creation. 

Online Registration

Please write down to North South University Library as per your requirement of OpenAthens access through email attaching the filled up form. Please download the OpenAthens Form, fill it up, and send  email attaching the form to Ms. Shahnaz Islam, Senior Officer, NSU Library or Mr. Md. Abdul Hakim, Assistant Librarian, NSU Library.

OpenAthens account request form

After getting the confirmation mail from NSU Library, the subscribed electronic resources of North South University shall be accessible from any Internet-enabled device at any location using your OpenAthens  username and password.


Login to your OpenAthens Account

To log-in to MyAthens account visit to OpenAthens site, and click to login option.

NSU Library

Registration validity for OpenAthens Account Holders

Registration validity period MyAthens account for the Faculty Members is one year, and for the students of North South University is  one semester. Request for renewal of OpenAthens is the same  as the Registration Process.

Having Problems?

In addition, on many publisher/provider platforms, you can now look for a login button, click it and use the “Find your institution/organization” or “Looking for your institution?” box to search for North South University. After you select  North South University, you’ll be prompted to login. Use your OpenAthens ID and password to access.

Athens site Login
Need Help?
Mrs. Shahnaz Islam

Ms. Shahnaz Islam

Senior Officer, Library

+880255668200 Ext.6490



Md Abdul Hakim

 Mr. Md. Abdul Hakim

 Assistant Librarian

+880255668200 Ext.1353