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Maps and Multimedia

Archival Sound Recordings
The British Library's Archival Sound Recordings website contains over 44,500 sound recordings. 
Subject Areas :  Accents & Dialects; Environment & Nature sounds; Oral History; Traditional & World Music.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : By UHI username and password.

Digimap Maps of the UK
Current Ordnance Survey maps and map data of the U.K. Available to view online or download for use in GIS or CAD software. See also specific Digimap resources below - Marine, Historic and Geology.
Subject Areas : Various.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : By UHI username and password.
Training guides
Note : First time users must register for a user account with Digimap : please see http://digimap.edina.ac.uk/webhelp/digimapsupport/access/registration.htm  for further information.

Digital Images for Education
Over 56,000 images and 600 hours of film selected by the education community to capture local, UK and world events during the last 25 years. Part of JISC MediaHub.
Subject Areas : Various.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : Click on the login box next to "Search and download via UK federation" , type in "University of the Highlands and Islands" and login with your UHI username and password.

Education in Video
An online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. It contains teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.
Subject Areas : Education
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access :  Off Campus via MyUHI

 

Film and Sound Online
Collections of film, video and audio material, Material is fully downloadable, either in full or as segments. Contains archive collections including: Films of Scotland, Sheffield University Learning ,Culverhouse Classical Music Collection. Part of JISC MediaHub.
Windows Media Player or QuickTime required to run the segments.
Subject Areas include : Archaeology; British & European history; Health; Music; Performing Arts.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : Click on the login box next to "Search and download via UK federation" , type in "University of the Highlands and Islands" and login with your UHI username and password.

Geology Digimap
Part of the Digimap Collection of online mapping. Browse view and print geological maps of the UK. Download for use in a Geographic Information System (GIS) or image processing software.
Maps include: 1:625,000 solid and drift geology; 1:250,000 solid geology and linear features.
Subject Areas : Geology.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : By UHI username and password.
Training guides

Historic Digimap
Part of the Digimap Collection of on-line mapping. Browse, view and print historic maps of the UK with the facility to download for use in a Geographic Information System (GIS) or image processing software. Maps include: County Series maps at 1:2,500 and 1:10560 scales published between 1843 and 1939; National Grid maps at 1:1,250, 1:2,500 and 1:10560/10,000 scales published from 1945.
Subject Areas : Geography; Health; History.
Date Coverage : Mid 1800's - early 1900's.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : By UHI username and password.

JISC MediaHub
Over 137,000 multimedia items including more than 3,600 hours of film and over 50,000 images from NewsFilm Online, Film & Sound Online and the new Digital Images for Education archive.
Subject Areas : Various
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : Click on the login box next to "Search and download via UK federation" , type in "University of the Highlands and Islands" and login with your UHI username and password.

JoVE - Journal of Visualized Experiments
A peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research in a video format. Access is limited to the "General" and "Eduction" sections.
Subject Areas: Science, Medicine
Date Coverage: Varies
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access: Off Campus by MyUHI

Marine Digimap
Part of the Digimap Collection of on-line mapping. Marine maps to view onscreen or download for use in GIS. Two main datasets include Admiralty charts of UK waters available in a broad range of scales; hydrospatial maps of the UK marine and coastal zone environment in a range of topic layers including bathymetry & elevation and conservation.
Subject Areas : Marine Science.
MultiSearch Searchable: Yes
Access : By UHI username and password.

Naxos Music Library
Over 1,144,000 tracks of music covering Classical, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. It includes the complete BIS, Chandos, Hänssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Naxos, Ondine and selected titles of other leading independent labels, with over 1,000 albums added monthly. Users can listen to whole CDs, individual tracks or create custom playlists.
Subject Areas: Music
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access: By UHI user name and password

NewsFilm Online
Downloadable TV news and cinema newsreel stories and programme scripts from the ITN/Reuters archives. Includes over 3,000 hours of footage; approximately 60,000 stories and information on 25,000 programme scripts.
Subject Areas : Media; Modern History.
Date Coverage :
News and newsreel from 1930s onwards. Some silent newsreel footage from 1920s.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : Click on the login box next to "Search and download via UK federation" , type in "University of the Highlands and Islands" and login with your UHI username and password.

Radio at BUFVC
Archive collection of independent local radio audio recordings from the Independent Radio News/London Broadcasting Company radio archive. Contains many thousands of digitised reel-to-reel tapes and programmes broadcast on, mainly English, local radio channels and includes drama, documentaries, features, current affairs.
Subject Areas : Current affairs; News; Regional affairs.
Date Coverage : 1973 to 1996.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : By UHI username and password.

Rock’s Backpages
Rock's Back Pages is a database of full-text rock music articles from the 1960’s to the present day. It also includes mp3 audio files of exclusive artist interviews.
Subject Areas: Music
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access: By UHI username and password

SCRAN : Scottish Cultural Resource Access Network
Collection of digital learning resources including 360,000 images, movies and sounds from museums, galleries, archives and the media.
Subject Areas : Various.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : By UHI username and password.
Summer 2013 Newsletter