Cambridge Core Login Guide

Logging in from the Cambridge Core website

The Cambridge Core website, before you have logged in.

  • Click on Institutional login in the top right corner. Next you will see this page:

The Find your institution page

  • Find and select University of London: External System (ATHENS)

The choose how to sign in page with Portal and OpenAthens options

  • Then select University of London Online Library (Portal Login) to login with your Portal username and password, or select OpenAthens if you have an Athens account.

Remember that you can also log directly into Cambridge Core from the Cambridge Core database page.

If you have any problems, please contact the Online Library team by email at, by telephone +44 (0)20 7862 8478 (between 09.00 and 17.00 London time), by the Enquiries Form, or by Ask a Librarian Live Chat.