Information Services

Maps and mapping

A range of map and mapping resources for geography.


University of Edinburgh Data Library

A collection of geospatial and environmental data resources.


A collection of map and map data services from EDINA (Edinburgh Data and Information Access). Data is available either to download to use with appropriate application software such as GIS or CAD, or as maps generated by Digimap online.

UK Data Service Census Support

Digitised boundary datasets and geographic look-up tables corresponding to the geography of the UK.

Maps of Scotland

Access high-resolution zoomable images of over 20,000 maps from the National Library of Scotland.

Charting the Nation: maps of Scotland & associated archives 1550-1740

An image collection that includes a wide variety of single maps and maps in atlases and other bound books, together with important manuscript and printed texts relating to the geography and mapping of Scotland from 1550 to 1740 and beyond.

David Rumsey historical map collection

This historical map collection of over 21,000 maps and images online focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North American and South American maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia, and Africa are also represented.

EDINA: maps & data services

A collection of geo-spatial, agricultural and census data.