Author - Karl Meyer

Why email is a poor way to identify students

Why email is a poor way to identify students. If you have an online business and you want to offer students and university staff discounts or special offers, then how do you go about verifying that they really are students? Attracting students to...

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Preserving Privacy is Paramount

Preserving Privacy is Paramount – The importance of privacy to the international student community This generation of students are probably the most digitally connected group ever. They have grown up their entire lives with 24*7 online access...

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InAcademia, the real-time online student validation service, this week reached the milestone of one million transactions within a single calendar year. The service allows students, researchers and staff to validate their academic credentials with a...

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InAcademia Implementation Guidelines

The InAcademia service allows you to easily and securely validate a user’s affiliation in real time with academic institutions in many countries. This guide describes functional and high-level technical considerations and recommendations for...

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OIDC Implementation for InAcademia

The InAcademia service uses the OpenID Connect standard to provide validation of an end-users affiliation with an academic institution. In this protocol the InAcademia service acts as an OpenID Connect provider (OP), and to validate an...

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Client (RP) examples

This section contains client (RP) configuration examples to illustrate options for implementing InAcademia in some commonly available software libraries. Important note: the following code samples cannot be used in a live production...

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