Apply for an OpenAthens account

This account will give you access to the Department of Veterans Affairs' electronic resources that are included in the National Core Collection of Online Resources or that are licensed by your facility/VISN 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 a Department of Veterans Affairs employee. You must register at your facility from a Department of Veterans Affairs computer.

All fields marked * must be completed.

Is your position permanent or temporary? If temporary (including students/residents/fellows) indicate your VA separation date


Enter your VA separation date

Should you have any problems using this service, please contact your OpenAthens administrator: The Library Network Office.

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