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About the OpenURL router

What does the OpenURL Router do?

openurl.ac.uk is the home of the OpenURL Router

The OpenURL Router is sponsored by the JISC and administered by EDINA in association with UKOLN. The Router is provided to all HE and FE institutions in the UK, with the aim of

The OpenURL Router works by offering a central registry of institutions' OpenURL resolvers. An institution registers details of its resolver just once, at openurl.ac.uk. When the resolver has been registered at openurl.ac.uk, any service provider can provide users from that institution with OpenURL links to their resolver.