One Password Fits All -- CIC simplifies inter-institutional access to online resources
Added April 15, 2009
Aggregation and leveraging resources is one of the main priorities of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, a dynamic consortium of 12 world-class research universities that includes the Big Ten members and the University of Chicago. After the 12 member-institutions invested in building their own high-speed fiber optic network, one of its primary goals was the sharing of online resources. However, with a dozen disparate network systems serving more than half a million collective users, this objective faced considerable barriers. The solution was to leverage the InCommon Federation.
Read the story at the CIC eNews site.