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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    Subscribing institutions

  • 1,080

    Institutional subscriptions

  • 24

    National services

  • 5,221

    Support calls, annually

Our Current Work

agcensus

agcensus

Agricultural census data for Great Britain

CLOCKSS

CLOCKSS

Dark archive of Web-based scholarly publications

Edinburgh DataShare

Edinburgh DataShare

A digital repository of research data produced at the University of Edinburgh

Digimap

Digimap

Maps and datasets for the United Kingdom

Digimap for Colleges

Digimap for Colleges

Digimap service for UK further education

Digimap for Schools

Digimap for Schools

Digimap service for UK schools

The Keepers Registry

The Keepers Registry

Information about the archiving arrangements for electronic journals

MANTRA

MANTRA

Research data management training

MapStream for Schools

MapStream for Schools

Streaming OS digital mapping for UK schools

OpenDepot

OpenDepot

International repository for e-prints

Digimap Openstream

Digimap OpenStream

Web Map Service (WMS) offering Ordnance Survey products

OpenURL Router

OpenURL Router

Central registry of institutions' OpenURL resolvers

SUNCAT

SUNCAT

Serial unions catalogue for researchers and librarians

The Statistical Accounts of Scotland

The Statistical Accounts of Scotland

Digital version of the first two Statistical Accounts of Scotland

UK Data Service Census Support

UK Data Service Census Support

Boundary Data for the UK

UK LOCKSS Alliance

UK LOCKSS Alliance

A cooperation of libraries locally maintaining a journals archive

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