For Athens access a different style is required. Connect these pieces to construct a URL:


For example, for an institution with an entityID of https://idp.va.gov/openathens, in order to send a user to http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12394-009-0036-0, this style of WAYFless URL looks like:


https://fsso.springer.com/federation/openAthensInit?entityId=https://idp.va.gov/openathens&returnUrl=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12394-009-0036-0