British Standards Login Guide

Logging in from Summon

  • From the Summon search results, you will be taken to the British Standards login page.
  • Click Institutional Login

The British Standards login page.

  • From the drop-down menu, select University of London: External System (ATHENS)

The drop down menu on the Institutional Login page on the British Standards website.

  • You will then be asked whether 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.

  • Enter your username and password.

The Athens login page and the Portal password login page.

  • Once you have logged in, you might be taken to the British Standards homepage. To go to the standard you want, go back to Summon and click on the search result again. You will then be taken to the right page.

Remember that you can also log directly into British Standards from the British Standards database page.

If you need more help, please contact the Online Library Enquiry Service.