UK Access Management Federation
for Education and Research

The UK federation is operated by Jisc and provides a single solution to accessing online resources and services for education and research. Here is some information on how it works and its benefits.

Eligible organisations are invited to join the current membership.

Latest news

Service Provider Membership charges

Posted on Thursday, 15 July 2021

From January 2022, the UKAMF will begin charging service providers (most typically publishers) a small fee for annual membership of the federation.

All publicly funded higher education, further education, school, research, local council and national library organisations in the UK, including UK higher education owned university presses are EXEMPT from this charge.

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Subject Identifiers Webinar

Posted on Friday, 28 May 2021

The team at Jisc supporting the UK federation, hosted a webinar on the 26th May 2021 covering the topic of Subject Identifiers in the federation, which is relevant for all participants. This a chance to introduce the issue of dealing with Subject Identifier (including the widely used eduPersonTargetedID) and the issues of those transitioning and changing with the UK federation. This webinar is relevant to both IdP and SP operators, as well as maintainers of applications that operate within a federated environment. We would also like to open up discussion on the topic during the webinar.

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