LITA ALA Session: Identity Management (IdM) and Libraries: What You Need to Know‹Why You Need to Care

“When: Monday, June 27, 2011 – 10:30am – 12:00pm
Location: Convention Center – Rm 288-290
Don Hamparian, OCLC
Frances McNamara, University of Chicago
Monique Sendze, Douglas County Libraries

Description: In this panel session you will learn how libraries are developing Identity Management (IdM) strategies utilizing Shibboleth and other federated authentication and authorization systems. IdM allows for seamless and secure collaboration and resource sharing among institutions, scholars, publishers, and electronic resource vendors.

Topics will include: Concepts of Identity Management; Benefits of having an IdM strategy; Components of an IdM system, Overview of the InCommon Federation, Examples of IdM systems in action.” —

Stu Baker
Northwestern University Library


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