Our Resource of the Month choice for February

Each month, one of our Subject Librarians will choose an electronic resource which they feel will be of interest to you.

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February’s Resource of the Month has been selected by Andy Kernot, Subject Consultant for Geography, Social Policy & Intervention, Public Policy, and Internet Studies.




Infographic of a laptop with the words 'February Resource of the Month' on a banner in front of the screen.Open laptop on the a table with the word 'Digimap' on the screen. A notepad, pen and a cup of coffee are next to it.

Andy’s choice is Digimap. It was chosen because of its potential to be used across a wide range of subject areas.

Resource Overview

Digimap is a set of online services that provide maps and mapping data. Digimap provides a range of different types of online map. It includes current Ordnance Survey maps of different scales, historic Ordnance Survey maps dating back to the late 1800s, geological maps, maps with demographic data and aerial imagery. Maps can be customised and data can be downloaded for use in GIS systems such as ArcGIS.

Where can you access the resource

Digimap is available to access via SOLO. A Single-Sign-On (SSO) is required to access this database, so access is restricted to Oxford University students and staff members.This resource also requires you to register before use.


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