Publishers, libraries, and consumers have all come to the understanding that authorizing access to content based on IP address no longer works in today’s distributed world. The RA21 project hopes to resolve some of the fundamental issues that create barriers to moving to federated identity in place of IP address authentication by looking at some of the products and services available in the identity discovery space today, and determining best practice for future implementations going forward.
NB SeamLessAccess is the new name of the partnership formerly known as RA21: bulk of material at https://ra21.org
RA21 explained: A project that aims to revolutionize access to library content
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