•    COBWEB, September 2012 – October 2016

Creating a testbed environment to enable citizens living with UNESCO designated Biosphere Reserves to collect environmental data using mobile devices. https://cobwebproject.eu/

•    Keepers Extra, August 2014 – July 2016
Continuing access and preservation of e-journals by establing a sustainable Keepers Network around the Jisc Keepers Registry service. http://keepers-extra.blogs.edina.ac.uk/

•    Safenet, August 2014 – July 2016
Introducing foundations of national archive infrastructure to host a UK collection of archived e-journals and clarifying continuing access rights. http://safenet.blogs.edina.ac.uk/

•    Hiberlink: Time Travel for the Scholarly Web, March 2013 - June 2015  
Investigating how web links in online scientific and other academic articles fail to lead to the resources that were originally referenced. http://hiberlink.org/
•    Jisc Publications Router, April 2012 – July 2015
Scoping, building and testing a tool for open access deposit into, and interoperability between, existing repository services.  A successor service is now run by Jisc https://pubrouter.jisc.ac.uk/
•    Palimpsest, January 2014 – April 2015
Providing access to vivid, evocative and dramatic excerpts of a wide range of geolocated Edinburgh-based literary texts either via the web resource, or in the city streets via a smartphone or tablet. http://palimpsest.blogs.edina.ac.uk/
•    Knowledge Base+, August 2011 – January 2015
Improving the quality, accuracy, coverage and availability of data for the management of electronic resources for UK HE. The service is now run by Jisc. https://www.kbplus.ac.uk/kbplus/
•    Spatial Memories, February – August 2014
Enabling people with disabilities to become more independent and less reliant on others in making spatially aware reminders, hints and checklists using a smartphone app. http://fieldtripgb.edina.ac.uk/sm-authoring/
•    CloudWorkbench, August 2012 – May 2014
Building capacity, experience and facility within EDINA to exploit Cloud-based technology stacks.
•    Online Visual Dashboard, August 2012 – May 2014
Producing a customer-focused service assessment capacity within EDINA.
•    EZID UK, August 2012 – April 2014
Investigating and developing the infrastructure to support a service to create and manage unique, long-term identifiers for digital content.
•    Women's Walks, October 2013 – March 2014
Building a smartphone app for showcasing content from the LSE's recently acquired Women's Library. http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/about/news/Womens-Walks/Womens-Walks.aspx
•    Trading Consequences, January 2012 – December 2013
Exploring data about the economic and environmental consequences of commodity trading during the nineteenth century. http://tradingconsequences.blogs.edina.ac.uk/
•    Digitisation and Exposure of English Place-names (DEEP), Nov 2011 – Jul 2013
Digitising the entire 86 volume corpus of the Survey of English Place-Names (SEPN).
•    Historic Map Series Metadata for England and Wales, October 2012 – July 2013
Improving metadata for two historic map series held by EDINA.
•    UK RepositoryNet+, August 2012 – 31 July 2013
Socio-technical infrastructure supporting deposit, curation and exposure of Open Access research literature
•    Scottish Spatial Data Infrastructure, March 2010 – March 2013
Developed a pilot discovery metadata service as a key component of a Scottish Spatial Data Infrastructure.
•    Research Equipment Database in CERIF (REDIC), June to December 2012
Scoping and building a prototype system and infrastructure for a registry of information about research equipment and facilities.
•    DiscoverEDINA, December 2011– October 2012
Addressing a number of key problem areas identified by the Resource Discovery Taskforce and the Discovery programme, specifically: services that support the creation and enhancement of metadata, enhancements to existing aggregations, and services that support more effective reuse of metadata.
•    Will’s World: Walking Through Shakespeare (Discovery 2012), Dec 2011 – Sept 2012
Developing an aggregation of online sources of digital resources relating to William Shakespeare.
•    Pilot for Ensuring Continuity of Access via NESLi2 (PECAN) – Phase 2, May 2011 – September 2012
Investigating how best to support libraries and their patrons through access to e-journal content post-cancellation.
•    Organisation and Repository Identification (ORI), April to September 2012
Developing a standalone middleware tool for identifying academic organisations and associated repositories.
•    CartoGrammar, Oct 2011 – Jul 2012
Developing an open web service and tools to allow social scientists to create, share and reuse custom, bespoke cartograms.
•    PhoneBooth, Nov 2011 – Jul 2012
Repurposing the Charles Booth Maps, Descriptive of London Poverty and selected police notebooks for delivery to mobile devices.
•    Using OpenURL Activity Data, Nov 2010 – Jul 2012
Exploring the value and viability of releasing OpenURL activity data for use by third parties.
•    Piloting An E-Journals Preservation Registry Service (PEPRS), August 2010 – July 2012
Scoping, building and testing a pilot e-journals preservation registry service of electronic journals that have arrangements in place for digital preservation.
•    Usability Service Enhancements to Digimap (USeD), March 2011 - February 2012
Looking at ways of improving the Digimap Data Download facility.
•    Geospatial Engagement and Community Outreach (GECO), February 2011 – February 2012
Fostering a community(ies) of users of geospatial resources (data, services, support).
•    Linked Data Focus, February 2011– January 2012
Providing means for staff and students at UK Higher and Further Education Institutions to locate the appropriate copy for a given bibliographic reference.
•    Digital Monograph Technical Landscape Study, February – December 2011
Looking at the issues around the adoption of e-book reader technology to help the publication of scholarly literature, in particular monographs.
•    Spatio-Temporal Energy Efficiency Visualisation (STEEV), February 2011 – November 2011
Building a stakeholder engagement tool visualising historic, current and future energy efficiency estimates at the level of individual buildings.
•    Interoperable Geographic Information for Biosphere Study (IGIBS), April to October 2011:
Demonstrating how Shibboleth authentication software can be used to provide an organisational model for Spatial Data Infrastructure.
•    Research Data MANTRA, September 2010 - August 2011
Developing online learning materials that reflect best practice in research data management. Now an EDINA service http://datalib.edina.ac.uk/mantra/
•    AddressingHistory Phase 2, 2010-2012
Further developing an online tool to combine data from digitised historical Scottish Post Office Directories with contemporaneous historical maps.
•    UK Discovery Projects, Feb – July 2011
Exploring the use of open linked data for GoGeo and SUNCAT.
•    JORUM, 2002 – 2011
Creating a technical and policy infrastructure for the UK’s national repository for learning and teaching resources. https://www.jisc.ac.uk/website/legacy/jorum
•    Connecting Historical Authorities with Linked data, Contexts and Entities (CHALICE), June 2010 – 30 April 2011
Generating a gazetteer of historic UK place names, linked to documents and authority files in Linked Data form.
•    Open Access Repository Junction, August 2009 – March 2011
Developing a deposit broker system to assist open access deposit into, and interoperability between, existing repository services.
•    European Spatial Data Infrastructure with a Best Practice Network (ESDIN), September 2008 – March 2011
Developing a Best Practice Network and evaluating the theory of integrating national Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDIs).
•    Web Services Tiered Internet Authorisation (WSTIERIA), January 2010 – March 2011
Enabling interoperation of web services by taking current developments and applying them to one or more real use cases.
•    ShareGeo Open, ended 2010
Promoting data sharing between creators and users of spatial data.
•    AddressingHistory Phase 1, April – September 2010
Creating an online tool to combine data from digitised historical Scottish Post Office Directories with contemporaneous historical maps.
•    Walking Through Time 2, April – September 2010
Developing a sustainable platform to allow for the roll-out of the application across Britain via the most popular smart phone platform.
•    Scoping Study: Aggregations of Metadata for Images and Time Based Media, June – September 2010
Understanding the issues, barriers and opportunities that establishing an aggregation of metadata describing images and time based media will bring.
•    Supporting Personalisation across the Jisc Information Environment, February 2009 – 2010
Creating two rapid demonstrators for Location-based searching for Jisc Information Environment services; and a Shared middleware service of service-content references.
•    Digimap - Alternative Access Scoping Study – Mobile, 2009 – 2010
Investigating the potential and the demand for mobile GIS in Higher and Further education and research.
•    Jisc Programme and Document Repository Business Process and Repository Metadata Definition, April – July 2010
Providing consultancy to Jisc to develop candidate business processes and metadata schema for a new Jisc repository.
•    Extracting Metadata to Load for Open Access Deposit (EM-Loader), March 2008 – 2010
Demonstrating middleware to enable easier deposit of research papers through batch upload of extant bibliographic metadata.
•    Geospatial Application Profile (GAP), April 2008 – 2010
Developing a Geospatial Application Profile (GAP) analogous to the ePrints (SWAP) Profile, to describing geospatial resources held in repositories.
•    VSM Portal, 2008 – 2010
Building a demonstrator portal for time-based media and still images.
•    GetRef, 2007 – 2010
Cross-searching abstracting and indexing databases.
•    Pilot for Ensuring Continuity of Access via NESLi2 (PECAN) - Phase 1, August – November 2009
Investigating how best to support libraries and their patrons through access to e-journal content post-cancellation.
•    Walking Through Time, June – October 2009
Improving the delivery, sharing and use of Jisc mapping resources by learners, teachers and researchers, via a lightweight web service that provides historical map data to a smart phone.
•    Data Integration and Dissemination (DIaD), 2008 – 2009
Investigating the potential of using open-standard techniques to perform data linkage between two heavily used census outputs.
•    Discovery to Delivery at EDINA and Mimas (D2D@E&M), 2008 – 2009
Enabling users to discover resources on the existing Copac (Mimas) and SUNCAT (EDINA) services.
•    GeoDigRef, 2008 – 2009
Investigating the advantages of metadata enrichment across three diverse resource collections funded under the Jisc Digitisation programme.
•    Shared OpenURL Data Infrastructure Investigation, 2008 – 2009
Scoping a UK architecture for the analysis of OpenURL linking data.
•    Coastal Marine Perception Application for Scientific Scholarship (COMPASS), 2007 – 2009
Investigating the development of semantic tools for assisting those conducting research into coastal marine environments.
•    DISC-UK DataShare, 2007 – 2009
Piloting successful models for incorporating deposit of research data into institutional repositories.
•    High-Level Thesaurus (HILT) Phase IV, 2007 – 2009
Aiming to ensure that Higher and Further Education users of the Jisc Information Environment can find appropriate learning, research and information resources by subject search and browse.
•    EuroGeoNames, 2006 – 2009
Implementing an interoperable internet service to link and provide access to the official, multilingual geographical names data held nationally across Europe.
•    Scoping a Geospatial Repository for Academic Deposit and Extraction (GRADE), 2006 – 2009
Investigating and reporting on the technical and cultural issues around the reuse of geospatial data within the Jisc Information Environment. Now incorporated into the Digimap service.
•    the Depot, 2006 – 2009
Supporting the Jisc Repositories and Preservation programme for the deposit of research papers, articles, and book chapters.
•    Low Cost OpenURL Resolver, February – September 2008
Providing means for staff and students at UK Higher and Further Education Institutions to locate the appropriate copy for a given bibliographic reference.
•    GeoCrossWalk, 2007 – 2008
Developing a middleware Gazetteer server (machine2machine) and a demonstrator Gazetteer service (human2machine).
•    Review of OpenID, 2007 – 2008
Investigating OpenID and its applicability within UK academia.
•    Secure Access to Geospatial Services (SEE-GEO), 2006 – 2008:
Demonstrating the use of Shibboleth to securely access Geospatial web services using open interoperability standards running on the National Grid Service.
•    ShareGeo, 2006 – 2008
Integrating a geospatial data repository into Digimap. Now available from within the Digimap service.
•    Go-Geo!, 2001 – 2008
Developing an online resource discovery tool to identify and retrieve records describing geospatial data in UK tertiary education. Now a full EDINA service.
•    Grid Enabling EDINA Services (GEESE), 2006 – 2007
Taking a significant step towards making EDINA national data centre data securely available on the UK’s National Grid Service for use by the UK academic sector.
•    OS MasterMap, 2006 – 2007
Rolling out OS MasterMap Topographic, the replacement for Ordnance Survey Land-Line.
•    MOTIIVE, 2005 – 2007
Examining the use of open geospatial interoperability standards to achieve data harmonisation in the marine/coastal thematic area.
•    Shibboleth Development and Support Services, 2004 – 2007
Advancing the work of adopting Shibboleth technology as the principal framework for authentication and authorisation within the Jisc Information Environment.
•    Gateways to Archives of Scottish Higher Education (GASHE), 2004 – 2006
Providing electronic access to descriptions of historical records of 10 Higher Education Institutions in Scotland.
•    SUNCAT, 2003 – 2006
Setting up and hosting a Serials Union Catalogue for the UK. Now a full EDINA service.
•    Providing a Repository for Open-access Subject-Presented Eprints Online (Prospero), ended 2006
Scoping a Jisc-funded open access repository of research papers to support UK researchers and academic institutions without current access to an institutional repository. Succeeded by the Depot.
•    Demonstrating Interoperability within the JISC Integrated Information Environment , 2004 – 2005
Demonstrating how web services may best be used to deliver geospatial data to the academic community.
•    A Sense of Place (National) Digitisation Project, 2002 – 2005
Digitising and making accessible a large collection of cultural resources relating to places across Britain.
•    E-BioSci, 2001 – 2005
Accessing and retrieving full text and factual information in the life sciences.
•    Xgrain, January 2000 – July 2003
Developing an application for cross-searching abstract and indexing databases that developed into the GetRef service.
•    Scoping Study into Institutional Profiling and Terms and Conditions services (IPTC), ended 2004
Scoping the development of Institutional Profiling and Terms and Conditions services.
•    Technologies for Information Environment Security (TIES) Phase 2, ended 2004
Considering the feasibility of creating a national service for the issue of digital certificates to staff and students in Higher and Further Education.
•    e-MapScholar, 2001 – 2003
Developing tools and learning and teaching materials to enhance and support the use of geo-spatial data, including digital map data available from the EDINA Digimap service.
•    NLN Learning Materials Delivery Project, 2002 – 2003
Making online learning materials for use in Virtual Learning Environments available for download.
•    TRILT, 2001 – 2003
Developing a comprehensive, detailed, searchable online index of UK TV and radio channels: now available as a service from the BUFVC.
•    ZBLSA, January 2002 – December 2003
Providing full text of a journal article given a 'bibliographic' reference discovered elsewhere, e.g. in an abstract and indexing Database or as a citation in a journal article; developed into the OpenURL Router project.
•    Authenticated Networked Guided Environment for Learning (ANGEL), 2000 – 2003
Developing tools to integrate learning environments with digital library developments.
•    NAHSTE, 2000 – 2003
Making web-accessible a variety of collections of archives and manuscripts held by three partner Higher Education Institutions (University of Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt University, and Glasgow University).
•    Technologies for Information Environment Security (TIES) Phase 1, ended 2003
Implementing a pilot Public Key Infrastructure for Higher and Further Education.
•    Digimap in FE, 2001 – 2002
Examining the extension of the Digimap service from Higher Education Institutions only, to the Further Education sector.
•    Subject Portals Development Project (SAD1), 2000 – 2002
Producing a prototype engineering portal with EEVL.
•    Datateach: The Use of Numeric Data in Learning and Teaching, February 2000 – June 2001
Examining and enhancing university support of numeric data analysis in learning and teaching, by a team of national and local academic data service providers.
•    Statistical Accounts of Scotland, 1999 – 2001
Digitising the 1790 and 1830 statistical reports on the parishes of Scotland. Now a full EDINA service.
•    Cooperative Archive of Serials and Articles (CASA), 1996 – 2000
Making better information about journals and other periodicals available to users and information professionals worldwide.
•    Digimap Project, 1996 – 1999
Making Ordnance Survey digital map data available on the Internet. Now a full EDINA service.
•    British Survey of Fertiliser Practice, 1993 – 1998
Designing and conducting the survey for DEFRA.
•    Remote Referencing Project, 1996 – 1998
Using video-conferencing technology to enable users working at home to have access to their reference librarians.
•    Scottish Datasets Initiative, 1996-1998
Making Scottish research data more accessible to researchers.
•    Research Activity and Publications Information Database (RAPID), 1990 – 1997
Linking descriptions of research activity with outputs, from ESRC-funded projects. Succeeded by REGARD at the University of Bristol.
•    Special Collections Index of Manuscripts (SCIMSS), 1995-1996
Increasing awareness and effective use of the manuscripts held by Edinburgh University Library's Special Collections.