Apply for an OpenAthens Account

This account will give you access to the library's electronic resources using a single username and password from any computer with an internet connection.

Before you register, be aware of the following:

  1. To register, you must be affiliated with Bon Secours Health System, Inc.
  2. You must supply a valid Bon Secours domain email address ( or or from your personal computer or mobile device to receive your username and password OR
  3. You must register on-site at your workplace from a Bon Secours computer and supply a valid email address to receive your username and password.

Please enter your details on the form below. All fields marked * must be completed otherwise you will be unable to submit your application.

If temporary, enter the date your contract, placement, rotation will end, or when you expect to graduate.


Enter the date your contract, placement, rotation or secondment will end.

Should you have any problems using the service or registering please contact your OpenAthens administrator, Merle Colglazier on 804-627-5257 or at

For information on how your data is used and stored, please view the OpenAthens Privacy Policy.