Digimap via EDINA

The University of Sheffield subscribes to the following Digimap map and data collections:

Ordnance Survey A full range of topographic Ordnance Survey data
Historic Historical Ordnance Survey maps of Great Britain
Geology Geological map data from the British Geological Survey
Marine Data covering all UK waters from the UK Hydrographic Offices and OceanWise
Environment Land Cover data from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
Aerial Aerial photography for Great Britain, created and licensed by Getmapping plc
Lidar Lidar data from the Environment Agency
Global Global datasets, including OpenStreetMap, Natural Earth and Collins Bartholomew
Society Demographic data for Great Britain
Pilot Datasets available on a time-limited trial basis to evaluate demand
Geomni Building characteristics, land-use and land-cover across the UK

Registering with Digimap

Before you can use Digimap, you need to register. To register:

  • Connect to Digimap via the Quick links (you'll be prompted to log in to MUSE as necessary).
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete and submit the registration form.
  • EDINA will send you an email with a link to verify your account.
  • Click on the verification link in the email to complete the registration process.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to activate the collections you wish to use. (You can only activate collections the University of Sheffield subscribes to.) This involves agreeing to their licences (each collection has a different licence agreement).

Please read the licences carefully and ensure that you have understood them because you are liable as an individual - it is your responsibility to make yourself aware of any usage restrictions.

Further help with Digimap Registration.


Access is available directly from this page by connecting to the Digimap website - you'll be prompted to log in to MUSE as necessary.


If you experience any difficulties in using this eresource please contact Library Help.