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Merging Your OpenAthens Account With Existing UTD Account

If you have a HSE Library Open Athens account and have an existing personal UTD account, you will need to merge these.

Follow the steps below to merge your Open Athens account with your previous/existing UpToDate account.

1.           Go to  

2.           Click on the "Open Athens Log in" link

3.           Log in using your Open Athens credentials

  • New users will need to complete the registration form on the landing page
  • Existing users (no registration page), please click on “My Account” (upper right side near CME and name)

4.           You will then select "Consolidate Accounts"

5.           You will then enter the UpToDate credentials for your previous/existing account

6.           Complete the consolidation/merge

7.           Log out and close the browser

8.           Open a new browser window

9.           Repeat steps 1 - 3 to access complete the re-verification.


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UpToDate news

  • On December 31, 2023, we will end support for IE11 for UpToDate Pathways and UpToDate Enterprise platforms.

  • On June 20, 2024, we will end support for IE11 for UpToDate.

To provide UpToDate users at your organization with an optimal experience, please ensure your organization transitions to using a supported browser, including the latest versions of Edge, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

If you have any questions, please reach out to UpToDate Customer Support

HSE Library, Health Service Executive. Dr. Steevens' Library, Dr. Steevens' Hospital, Dublin 8. D08 W2A8 Tel: 01-6352555/8. Email: