Registration is required under the terms of the licence for the data
that is available through Digimap. It is an automated two-step process:
Register your details with Digimap.
Accept the licence agreements associated with each Collection.
Each step is described in further detail below.
Registering with Digimap
Login to Digimap using your normal
Once you have logged in you will be prompted to Register. Click
on the message (Or the Register button at the top right of the interface,
or one of the applications eg. Roam):
You will be asked to register with Enter
Details screen which you should complete with your information:
email address that you enter
does not need to be your institutional address, Gmail, Hotmail etc.
are acceptable. However this should be an address that you regularly
use as the verification link will be sent to the email address that
you enter here.
Press the Next button to
move to the Summary screen.
The Summary screen shows
a summary of the information that you entered. Use the Back
button to go change any information that is incorrect. Please take
time to ensure your email address is correct; often University email
addresses have an extra word like "student" or "sms"
after the "@".
Press the Submit button
to register for Digimap and a message will open on the screen:
The following message will display until you take the next step and
verify your email address.
An email will be sent to the address you entered in the Enter Details screen containing
a link to activate your account. The link will remain valid for 24
hours. If you do not receive the email, check your spam folder.
If you delete the email accidentally you can use the link at
the to right of the home page to re-send it:
Open the email and click on the 'Verify
email address' button to let us know this is your genuine email
address; a confirmation message will be displayed in your default
web browser. TO move on to the next step click on the green Agree Licences button:
Agreeing to licences for Digimap Collections
After verifying your email address you will need to agree to the licences
for each of the specific Digimap collections that you wish to use, this
is done through the licence agreements page.
After clicking the green button the Licence Agreements screen should
If the Licence Agreements screen does not automatically appear
you can bring it up by clicking on the Licence Agreements button at
the top of the page:
Each collection has a separate licence agreement which can be viewed
by expanding the box for each collection.
You should read the licence agreement carefully and only accept
friendly versions of each licence are also included. To accept the
licence select the I Accept
checkbox and select a purpose from the drop-down list of available
options. If you intend to use the service for more than one purpose
please select the main purpose for which you will be using it.
You can accept the licence agreements for as many collections as
you wish at this stage. Once you are happy with your choices press
the Next button to recap what you have agreed to, if you are happy
click the green Submit button,
if you want to make changes then click Back:
A success screen will let you know if you now have access to the
collections you have activated:
You are now ready to start using Digimap. Access to the selected
Collections is immediate unless you select 'other' as your purpose
for accessing a Collection. If you selected 'other' the EDINA helpdesk
may contact you for further information to verify your intended purpose.
Agreeing to other licences at a later date
You can accept the licences for additional collections at any time.
The Licence Agreements page is accessed by clicking on the Licence Agreements
button at the top of the page:
Note: if the
Licence Agreements button is not present on the Digimap homepage it means
that you have already accepted all the licence agreements for all Collections
that your institution subscribes to.
The Licence Agreements page displays all the collections to which your
institution subscribes, these will be colour coded as shown below:
Green - you
have already agreed to the licence conditions for these collections
Brown - your
application is pending approval from the EDINA helpdesk, this situation
arises when you have selected 'other' as your purpose for accessing the
- you have not yet agreed to the licence conditions for these collections
You can accept additional licence agreements
(those displayed in blue, as shown above) selecting a purpose for each
one. Use the 'Confirm Selections' button to submit your changes.
Not found what you are looking for? Please ask a question or give
feedback by emailing (email@example.com)
or chatting with the Digimap team.
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