Ovid Shibboleth Compliant

Jun 15, 2007

Ovid Technologies, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health and a global provider in electronic medical, scientific, and academic information research solutions, has launched Shibboleth-compliant access for both of its precision search and discovery platforms, Ovid Gateway and SilverPlatter WebSPIRS. This release provides single sign-on Ovid and SilverPlatter access to researchers, healthcare professionals, and other end users at institutions that are part of a Shibboleth federation. Ovid has already completed implementation to support Shibboleth authentication for the U.K. Access Management Federation for Education and Research, which is made up of educational institutions throughout the U.K. Ovid Web Gateway and SilverPlatter WebSPIRS are electronic information search and discovery platforms that deliver content in science, medicine, and healthcare to researchers, professionals, and students. Gateway provides secure access to ebooks, ejournals, and bibliographic databases; SilverPlatter delivers bibliographic databases with links to full text.

(www.ovid.com; www.wolterskluwer.com)