A few things you need to understand about Athens before you start…
Athens, Open Athens, MyAthens? Different organisations use different terminology to describe the same thing.
Athens isn’t a database; it’s an authentication method – a single sign-on providing access to a range of resources (from a host of different suppliers).
Lots of organizations use Athens authentication. You can have several different Athens passwords, each of which will provide access to a different collection of material.
You don’t need an Athens account to access University of Salford resources – just your standard username and password.