Science Direct Login Guide

Click Access through your institution near the top of the page.

An article page on Science Direct with the Access through your institution button near the top

Then find and select University of London from the list of institutions.

Science Direct's list of institutions

You will be asked if you would like to login with your Portal password, or your Athens password.


The ‘Choose how to sign in’ page, which gives you two options: University of London Online Library (Portal Login), which you click on to login with your Portal username and password, and OpenAthens, which you click on to login with your Athens username and password.

After you have entered your username and password, you will be taken to the full text of the article.

If you have any problems, please contact the Online Library team