It is common to want to use maps to visually convey geographical information in education and academic work, and you can use a number of resources, some of which are freely available. As usual, it is important that licence terms and copyright law are not breached.
The following is permitted by the licence terms:
Amongst other things, the following is not permitted:
These are the key points from the guidelines for re-use on the Google Maps website. If they do not cover your desired usage, or you are not sure, please read these guidelines, or contact City's Copyright Librarian.
City has a subscription to Digimap, which gives access to a variety of mapping data, including Ordnance Survey (OS) maps. This data may only be used by members of City, for educational and research use only (as determined by the user agreement). As with Google Maps above, permitted usage is defined by Digimap Terms and Conditions. Information about usage of OS maps is given below; please note that this may not be the same for other types of mapping data in Digimap; please check this within Digimap or contact City's Copyright Librarian.
OS maps can be used for the following purposes (amongst others):
When you reproduce maps:
The following (amongst other things), is not permitted:
If any usage that you are considering is not addressed above, please contact City's Copyright Librarian.