We develop, host and deliver trusted digital services developed for UK education and research, for government and public bodies, for communities locally and globally. Our work spans subject areas with high profile examples including geospatial, cultural, historical, and research data services.

 
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    Institutional subscriptions

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    National services

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    Support calls, annually

Our Current Work

agcensus

agcensus

Grid-square Agricultural Census and Survey data for England, Scotland and Wales.

CLOCKSS

CLOCKSS

Worldwide not-for-profit dark archive for the survival of Web-based scholarly publications.

Edinburgh DataShare

Edinburgh DataShare

Online multi-disciplinary repository for sharing and safekeeping of research data.

Aerial Digimap

Aerial Digimap

Aerial Digimap offers detailed aerial imagery in conjunction with Getmapping.

Environment Digimap

Environment Digimap

Environment Digimap offers a range of Land Cover map and data products.

Geology Digimap

Geology Digimap

Geology Digimap offers a range of onshore and offshore BGS mapping data products.

Historic Digimap

Historic Digimap

Historic Digimap offers a range of historical OS mapping data products from 1843 to 1996.

Marine Digimap

Marine Digimap

Marine Digimap offers a range of hydrographic map and data products from SeaZone.

Digimap OS

Digimap: Ordnance Survey

The Ordnance Survey Collection offers a range of contemporary OS map and data products.

Digimap for Colleges

Digimap for Colleges

Access to, and support for, Ordnance Survey mapping for Further Education.

Digimap for Schools

Digimap for Schools

Contemporary and historic Ordnance Survey mapping for primary/secondary schools (UK).

Digimap OpenStream

Digimap OpenStream

For desktop GIS users to stream data to their desktop without storing or managing the data.

Keepers Registry

Keepers Registry

Aggregation of metadata supplied by archiving agencies who preserve electronic journals.

MANTRA

MANTRA

Free online course designed for researchers or others who manage digital data for research projects.

MapStream for Schools

MapStream for Schools

Streaming Ordnance Survey digital mapping at a range of scales, into GIS for the Schools sector.

OpenURL Router

OpenURL Router

Connects an OpenURL in an online service with the OpenURL resolver at the user's institution.

SUNCAT

SUNCAT

Enabling researchers, students and librarians to locate journals, periodicals, newspapers etc.

The Statistical Accounts of Scotland Online

The Statistical Accounts of Scotland Online

A wealth of information about life in Scotland during the agricultural and industrial revolutions.

UK Data Service

UK Data Service Census Support

Providing boundary datasets, associated geographical lookup tables and postcode directories.

UK LOCKSS Alliance

UK LOCKSS Alliance

Cooperative of UK libraries that build local archives of scholarly significant materials.

Featured Projects

Some of our most exciting work comes out of our research projects. If you have an idea for a new project or collaboration, or would like us to commission a new piece of work from us, please get in touch.

COBWEB

COBWEB

Creating a testbed environment to enable citizens living with UNESCO designated Biosphere Reserves to collect environmental data using mobile devices

Keepers Extra

Keepers Extra

Continuing access and preservation of e-journals by establing a sustainable Keepers Network around the Jisc Keepers Registry service.

Safenet

Safenet

Introducing foundations of national archive infrastructure to host a UK collection of archived e-journals and clarifying continuing access rights.

Developed for Partner Organisations

Administrative Data Research

Administrative Data Research

The Administrative Data Research Centre for Scotland is led by the University of Edinburgh, and brings together major Scottish research centres involved, among other activities, in linking and analysing large datasets geocoding, natural language processing and machine learning

AQMeN

AQMeN

The Applied Quantitative Methods Network (AQMeN) is a Research Centre that aims to develop a dynamic and pioneering set of projects to improve our understanding of current social issues in the UK and provide policy makers and practitioners with the robust independent research-based evidence

The Carmichael Watson Project

Carmichael Watson

Guide to the life and work of Scottish Gaelic folklore collector Alexander Carmichael

 
ESPA

ESPA

The Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) research programme aims to deliver high-quality, cutting-edge research that will improve our understanding of the way ecosystems function, the services they provide and their relationship with the political economy and sustainable growth

UK LOcation Metadata Editor

UK Location Metadata Editor

Part of the UK Location Infrastructure (UK LI). The UK Location Metadata Editor is designed to assist in the creation, management and publication of standards compliant geospatial metadata

Tobar an Dualchais

Tobar an Dualchais

Archive sound recordings of Gaelic and Scots from the School of Scottish Studies, the BBC, and the Canna Collection