Answered By: Keith Brisland
Last Updated: Apr 10, 2017     Views: 1415

Your Athens username and password are the same as your University username and password, i.e. what you use to log on to iCity and Moodle*, but if you start off by logging in to iCity and accessing the library resources from there you shouldn't need to log in again.

Go to iCity and find the red library tile. Click on the Links tab and then click on Find Resources. From there you can access any of the various databases the library subscribes to via the A-Z of Resources link. Alternatively, you can use Summon to search for journal articles and books (including e-books). For more information on accessing the library's electronic resources please see this guide.

if you see the screen below, ignore the left side of the screen and in the right hand part of the screen where it says 'Find Your Organisation', type in 'Birmingham City University' to be taken on to the normal login screen via iCity.  

If you have any problems accessing any of our online resources you can e-mail the e-library team at


*If you are not sure what your network username and password are please contact the CICT HelpDesk:

0121 331 6543

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