Support for Developers and Librarians

Middleware & Infrastructure

UK Access Management / Shibboleth

EDINA is providing technical support for the operation of the UK Access Management Federation for Education and Research.


Unlock provides a service to extract and locate place-names found in text documents and metadata. It also provides a search for place-names, locations and shapes across different sources of geographic information.

Digimap OpenStream

The Digimap OpenStream service provides access to a Web Map Service (WMS) offering Ordnance Survey OpenData products.

OpenURL Router

The OpenURL Router works by offering a central registry of institutions' OpenURL resolvers. An institution registers details of its resolver just once, at When the resolver has been registered at, any service provider can provide users from that institution with OpenURL links to their resolver.

Repositories & Preservation

The Keepers Registry

The Keepers Registry Beta service provides easily accessible information about the archiving arrangements for electronic journals.

UK LOCKSS Alliance

The UK LOCKSS Alliance is a cooperative of libraries locally maintaining e-journal archives; EDINA provides technical and organisational support.


EDINA acts as an open access platform for orphaned e-journal content from the CLOCKSS Archive Node maintained by the University of Edinburgh.


The RIOXX Guidelines and Application Profile provide a mechanism for institutional repositories in use in the UK Higher Education sector to comply with the RCUK policy on open access.

Jisc Publications Router

Scoping, building and testing a deposit broker tool to assist open access deposit into, and interoperability between, existing repository services.

Contact us at:
EDINA, Causewayside House
160 Causewayside, Edinburgh
United Kingdom EH9 1PR

EDINA is the Jisc-designated national data centre at the University of Edinburgh.

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