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Anyone is free to sign up for an OpenID Identity provided by our server, but please note that this is an experimental server and as such, may not always be reliable or available.

Please click on the "register" link to create a new account. When you have registered you will be assigned an OpenID Identity URL which will be similar to: - where myid is your username.

If you are an OU member of staff (including tutors) or student then you can also use your OU Computer Username (OUCU), use the following as your OpenID Identity URL: - where myoucu is your OUCU

and you'll be prompted to use your OUCU and password to log in.

Whereever you see the OpenID icon (OpenID icon) you can use this OpenID Identity URL to sign in.