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LITA ALA Session: Identity Management (IdM) and Libraries: What You Need
to Know‹Why You Need to Care

When: Monday, June 27, 2011 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Location: Convention Center - Rm 288-290

Don Hamparian, OCLC
Frances McNamara, University of Chicago
Monique Sendze, Douglas County Libraries

Description: In this panel session you will learn how libraries are
developing Identity Management (IdM) strategies utilizing Shibboleth and
other federated authentication and authorization systems. IdM allows for
seamless and secure collaboration and resource sharing among institutions,
scholars, publishers, and electronic resource vendors. Topics will
include: Concepts of Identity Management; Benefits of having an IdM
strategy; Components of an IdM system, Overview of the InCommon
Federation, Examples of IdM systems in action.

Stu Baker
Northwestern University Library

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