Access to Online Resources [electronic resource] :A Guide for the Modern Librarian / by Kristina Botyriute.
Contributor(s): SpringerLink (Online service).Material type: BookPublisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2018.Edition: 1st ed. 2018.Description: VII, 42 p. 49 illus. online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319739908.Subject(s): Library science | Management information systems | Application software | Educational technology | Industrial management | Library Science | Business Information Systems | Information Systems Applications (incl. Internet) | Technology and Digital Education | Media ManagementDDC classification: 020 Online resources: Click here to access online
Introduction -- Authentication and Authorisation -- Web based Authentication -- IP Address Recognition -- SAML -- OpenID Connect -- Basic Trouble Shooting. .
This book is published open access under a CC BY 4.0 licence.The book offers a concise guide for librarians, helping them understand the challenges, processes and technologies involved in managing access to online resources. After an introduction the book presents cases of general authentication and authorisation. It helps readers understand web based authentication and provides the fundamentals of IP address recognition in an easy to understand manner. A special chapter is dedicated to Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), followed by an overview of the key concepts of OpenID Connect. The book concludes with basic troubleshooting guidelines and recommendations for further assistance. Librarians will benefit from this quick and easy read, which demystifies the technologies used, features real-life scenarios, and explains how to competently employ authentication and access management.