Shibboleth Access to Licensed Library Resources Through InCommon

Friday, January 15 | 9:30AM–10:15AM | Harborside Ballroom A
Session Type: Professional Development
Phase 2 of the InC-Library Initiative ( is focused on defining best practices for access to protected e-resources via federated identity management and then piloting implementations. The speaker will describe his work with the vendor subgroup of the InC-Library Initiative and present a case study of how an ARL library has begun to implement Shibboleth authentication within the InCommon Federation for its EZproxy service and for individual electronic resources. Specific challenges encountered in implementation at UNC–Chapel Hill will be discussed.


  • Andy Ingham

    Senior Analyst, IT Security and Research Computing, Duke University

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