The 'login-first' Facility for CDS Users

To gain access to many CDS facilities you need to have logged in using an appropriate username and password. You need only do this once in any given session.

Use your CDS Username directly


CDS username

CDS password

I forgot my password

Use your Institutional Login

To do so use the UK Access Management Federation facility. You will, however, need to be already registered as a CDS User and will be required to authenticate using your CDS username and password the first time you access the CDS by this means.

Register as a new CDS User

An Express registration procedure is available to those eligible to access the Service This procedure is available to members of most academic institutions within the UK