Digimap is an online mapping and data delivery service that offers a number of data collections, including Ordnance Survey, historical, geological, LiDAR and marine maps and spatial data. The Robert Gordon University has access to the following areas in Digimap:
You can use Digimap to zoom in on your area of interest, print maps in A4 to A0 size, annotate maps, download maps in PDF, PNG or JPG files and download the data for use in GIS and CAD software.
Please be aware that the first time you access Digimap you will need to register and accept the user licenses for each individual area.
The first time you use Digimap you will need to go through the registration process. Follow the steps in the box below to gain access.
Registration is a one-time only process, so the next time you log in to Digimap via the library website, you should be logged in and ready to use the resource.
When you log into Digimap for the first time it will take you to a screen where it will ask you to enter your details. Fill in the fields with your information and click submit.
Please note that while the email address field can be any email that you use we recommend using your RGU email address if possible.
You will then be take to a summary page. Check that the information is accurate and then click submit to continue.
You will now get a message that a verification email has been sent to you.
Follow the link in the verification email and you should get a message confirming the verification.
Next you will need to agree to the licence for the Ordnance Survey collection, so click Agree Licences.
You will now be taken to a screen with the Ordnance Survey collection option:
Click the arrow symbol to open the section up. Read the agreement and tick to accept. From the drop down menu choose what you will be using Digimap for e.g. Academic Works.
Click on next and then submit to finish.
You will now be logged in to Digimap and ready to start using the Ordnance Survey Collection.
The Ordnance Survey Collection offers access to several services. The most well used of these are Roam and Data Download.
Roam allows you to view, annotate and print out OS maps, whilst Data Download enables you to download OS data for use in GIS/CAD.
Roam is an online mapping facility available to all Digimap users where you can identify a location using a place name, postcode or grid reference. Maps can be printed at a range of user defined scales as PDF, PNG or JPEG files. They can be printed in landscape and portrait orientations up to A0 size.
Digimap Roam Videos (created by Digimap)
Quick Reference Guide (created by Digimap)
Data Download allows you to select and download Ordnance Survey data for use in GIS or CAD software. It includes options such as backdrop mapping, land and height data, vector data, etc.
Data Download Guide (created by Digimap)