How to access Emerald Premier?

Emerald Premier with Access in Perpetuity is now available to all CUs of the UP System, active as of 13 January 2021 until 13 January 2022.

To obtain remote access to the database, please follow the instructions below:

To activate, new users will need to register a profile on our platform and then enter the below Organizational Activation Number (OAN) when prompted. If a user profile already exists then, once signed in, they will be able to link the OAN directly to their profile.

OAN: 301037002232573

When sharing the above OAN, please include the following instructions:

Instructions for use:
Register a profile on the Emerald Platform

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your name, e-mail address and OAN.
  3. Tick to agree to the T’s & C’s and Privacy Policy, then click “Register”.
  4. You will then receive an e-mail asking you to activate your account:

An activation email will be sent to the supplied email which contains a login link, upon clicking, the user will be able to set up their password. A badge saying Welcome <username>, University of the Philippines is displayed on the upper left of the Emerald website when the remote access is active.