A Digital Object Identifier (DOI) is a unique, persistent identifying number for a document published online. It appears on a document or in a bibliographic citation as an alphanumeric string of characters that that acts as an active link to the original digital object (journal article, report, etc.).
eduID.ng is the identity and access federation for the Nigerian research and education community comprising of higher education institutions, research institutes, schools and recognised stakeholder organisations who are users and/or producers of academic outputs. By establishing mutual operating rules and policy, participating organizations are able to utilize federated access among each other in a cloud-based… Read More »eduID.ng
Identity-as-a-Service: Identity-as-a-service, or IDaaS, is an application delivery model (like software-as-a-service, or SaaS) that allows users to connect to and use identity management services from the cloud.
An identity provider (IdP) is a federation partner that vouches for the identity of a user. The Identity Provider authenticates the user and provides an authentication token (that is, information that verifies the authenticity of the user) to the service provider. The identity provider either directly authenticates the user, such as by validating a username… Read More »IdP