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This wiki contains information about the OpenStreetMap-based University Map. This information is aimed at anyone who wants to use the more advanced facilities that the map offers, or who want to contribute to the underlying OpenStreetMap data on which the map is based. There's some seperate help on how to use the basic map service.

The map can be accessed at

There is an introduction and set of examples of what you can do with the map that you might want to start with.

Please report problems, issues, etc. to the UCS Service Desk


Linking to the map
How to link to the map to display various things
Embedding the map
How to easily embed the maps in other web pages
Using the tiles
How to use the map tiles provided to create your own maps when other approaches are not suitable
Accessing the database
How to access the information database underlying the map
Terms and conditions, Copyright, Fair Use, etc.
The conditions under which we provide the map and its associated services, what you need to do if you use it, etc.
Accessing OpenStreetMap
How to interact with the data in OpenStreetMap
Case Studies
Examples and case studies from people using the map
Frequently (or at least occasionally) asked questions