Informit Explore | Administrator Account

Setting up an administrator account for expanded functionality

If you're an administrator, you have access to enhanced features and self-service tools on the Informit platform for a smoother user experience. To be designated as an administrator, reach out to our Customer Success Team, and they will elevate your profile to administrator status.

Prior to establishing your Institution's chosen authentication method, we encourage you to register as an Individual User to access your Administrator account:
  1. Access Informit Search  or Informit Explore
  2. Select Login | Register in the top right hand corner of Informit
  3. Select Individual Login | Register
  4. Choose your preferred login method, using the email address you provided when establishing your subscription

Administrator access

Now that you are logged in, you can manage your Informit subscription:
  1. Select your name in the top right hand corner of screen
  2. Select My Account
  3. From here, you can access expanded features such as usage analytics and customisation

Features Overview

In addition to the existing features of a User Account, such as Saved Searches and Alerts, your administrator, or Institutional, access allows greater control over your Informit experience.


Usage Reports

When viewing usage statistics, keep in mind that these numbers are based on article downloads, not just clicks/views. This may not provide a complete picture of how frequently the content is being utilised in educational settings.

Accessing Informit

  • IP Ranges and LOCKSS Server – add, update or delete IP ranges
  • Shibboleth – add entity ID for new set ups
  • Link Resolver – update your base URL, customise your OpenURL button and disable OpenURL linking
  • Trusted Proxy – add a trusted proxy/IP range of your institutions server

Manage Administrators


  • Update Banner text, which displays your institutions name
  • Update Banner logo with your instititutions logo and link it to the Informit platform


  • Access KBART holdings reports


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