Register for a Commerce Research Library OpenAthens account

Complete the form to register for a Commerce Research Library OpenAthens account.

You must register with your Department of Commerce email address. Once your access is approved, you will receive an email from noreply@openathens.net with instructions to activate your new account. USPTO staff are not eligible for an OpenAthens account.

To learn more about Database Access via OpenAthens, visit our guide.

Is your official duty station the Herbert C. Hoover Building (HCHB) in Washington DC (regardless of telework location)?*
Employment Status*

If you have any problems registering, please contact: Commerce Research Library | research@doc.gov

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