Services at EDINA

EDINA develop and deliver shared services and infrastructure for research and education. Contributed as part of the ‘Jisc Family’, these are both high quality and cost-effective, drawing upon knowledge and expertise gained through research, innovation and development.

Accessing EDINA services
Information on authentication and subscription to each service.

We also maintain a list of past services.


Grid Square agricultural census data for England, Scotland and Wales at various resolutions


Open Access platform for orphaned e-journal content from the CLOCKSS Archive Node maintained by the University of Edinburgh

Digimap Collections

Maps and data, from Ordnance Survey, British Geological Survey, Landmark (historical Ordnance Survey maps), and SeaZone Solutions (marine maps)

Video Introduction (YouTube)

Digimap for Colleges

Free online mapping service for use in UK Further Education, giving easy access to a range of current Ordnance Survey maps

Digimap for Schools

Online mapping service for use by teachers and pupils in schools providing easy access to a range of current Ordnance Survey maps

Digimap for Schools Mapstream

Online streaming map data service for use by teachers and pupils in schools providing access to a single stack of up-to-date Ordnance Survey digital mapping for the whole of Great Britain

Digimap OpenStream

Web Map Service (WMS) offering Ordnance Survey OpenData products


Tool to create standards compliant metadata for your geospatial data on GoGeo or export for use in other catalogues


Geospatial resource discovery tool for education and research

Video Introduction (YouTube)

JISC MediaHub

Multimedia platform offering digital image, video and audio collections

The Keepers Registry

Easily accessible information about the archiving arrangements for electronic journals

International facility for researchers worldwide to provide Open Access to their publications

OpenURL Router

Central registry of institutions' OpenURL resolvers


Course designed for PhD students and others who are planning a research project using digital data


Union catalogue of serials holdings for Scottish universities, Edinburgh and Glasgow city libraries, smaller Scottish research libraries and the National Library of Scotland

ShareGeo Open

Spatial data repository that promotes data sharing between creators and users of spatial data

Statistical Accounts of Scotland

Digital version of the first two Statistical Accounts of Scotland, collected in the 1790s and the 1830s

Video Introduction (YouTube)


Serials union catalogue for the UK, for locating serials held in UK libraries and a central source of high-quality records for university and college libraries

Video Introduction (YouTube)

UK Access Management / Shibboleth

Single solution to accessing online resources and services for education and research

UK Data Services

Boundary data for the UK, both current and historical, for thematic and statistical mapping

UK LOCKSS Alliance

Cooperative of libraries locally maintaining e-journal archives; EDINA provides technical and organisational support

Video Introduction (YouTube)


Service for georeferencing placenames and geographic data searching

Video Introduction (YouTube)

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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