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Institutional Subscription Activation with IngentaConnect

To register and activate your institutional subscription, go to The whole process involves five simple steps and should take you no more than five minutes.

Please have the following information ready:

  1. Contact details.
    • Basic contact information for your designated administrator.
    • Your library/institution's name and address.
    • If articles are to be received via fax or Ariel, a default fax number or the IP number of your Ariel machine (optional).
  2. Authentication. Access to IngentaConnect can be set up in two ways. You may choose one or both methods of authentication.
    • IP address/range (users accessing from computers within an IP range defined by the site administrator); you may need to consult your network administrator for this information.
    • User name and password.

Click ‘Register’ at the bottom of the page, and follow the on-screen prompts to complete each step:

  • Step 1 – Institutional and administrator contact details.
  • Step 2 – Authentication.
  • Step 3 – Article delivery information.
  • Step 4 – Administrator sign in.
  • Step 5 – Confirmation of registration.  The confirmation screen will provide you with your Ingenta customer I.D. number.  Please provide this number whenever you contact Ingenta, as this will allow Ingenta to bring up your registration details immediately.

Setting Up the Institutional Subscription
When your registration is complete, click on the option to set up your institutional subscription.

  • Click the ‘Add’ tab.
  • Use the search function to find 'Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation.'
  • Enter your eight-digit WEF Member I.D. number in the box to the right of the journal title. Important: If your WEF member number only has seven digits, include a leading zero. For assistance in locating your member number, email
  • Check the box to the left of the journal title, and then press ‘add’.
  • You will receive a confirmation message that your request has been received, and a message will be sent to you once your subscription has been validated and access has been set up.