ABI/Inform (ProQuest) Login Guide

Follow the steps outlined below to log into ABI/Inform (Proquest) from the Proquest Log In page.

  • You will be directed to log into ABI/Inform from the Proquest Log In page (shown below).

The ProQuest login page.

  • On the right side of the screen under Other access options click on Use your institution's local login.

The 'Find your institution to login' page on the ProQuest website which contains a search box.

  • Then on the next page, type or scroll down to University of London - Online Library. You will then be asked to choose between logging in 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, and then you'll be taken to the article.

The Athens login page and the Portal password login page.

Remember you can also log directly into ABI/Inform Global (ProQuest) from the ABI/Inform Global database page.

If you have any problems, please contact the Online Library team by email at onlinelibrary@london.ac.uk by telephone +44 (0)20 7862 8478 (between 09.00 and 17.00 London time), by the Contact Us form, or by Ask a Librarian Live Chat.