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Springer Nature understands there are several ways institutions enable remote access for their users, and we are committed to supporting and facilitating your preferred way of working. Visit our dedicated remote access web page for more details on how we can help. 

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Federated access is a form of single sign-on that allows users to use a single credential to authenticate across multiple enterprises’ systems and websites. Visit our dedicated federated access web page for more details on services and support available to you around Single sign-on and federated access.

SeamlessAccess podcast series

SeamlessAccess, a one-step, streamlined access service born out of the RA21 initiative last June, uses federated identity as its authentication process to allow researchers to access content from different publishers at any place or time—not just when they’re using their institution’s IP address. 

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