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Information for former Archinfo members: Services & Other Sources of Information
Archinfo was established in 1988 and based in UCD's Architecture and Planning Library at the Richview Campus off the Clonskeagh Road.
After more than 30 years in business Archinfo closed on 20th December 2019.
This website offers some suggestions for alternative sources of information and services to Archinfo.
We sincerely thank all our former customers for their support and business over the past 30 + years.
The Library at Trinity College Dublin provides a historical mapping service
UCD Digital Library : OSi 19th Century Historical Maps Use these instructions to help you find and print the OSi 19th Century maps
UCD Library Maps Guide : Historic Maps of Dublin libguides.ucd.ie/findingmaps/mapshistDublin
UCD Library Maps Guide : Historic Maps of Ireland - County by County https://libguides.ucd.ie/findingmaps/mapshistoriccounties
OSi National Townland and Historical Map Viewer - instructions on how to use this website can be found in this PDF below:
How to find the date of an OSi six inch or 25 inch historic map
Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) Irish Townland and Historical Map Viewer allows you view the historic 25 inch and 6 inch mapping series. Instructions are provided in the PDF below and the contents are:
FIND THE RANGE OF MAP SERIES AVAILABLE Page 1
DISPLAY THE TOWNLAND BOUNDARIES Page 3
FIND A TOWNLAND NAME Page 4
VIEW THE DATE OF A MAP Page 6
ADD A MARKER TO YOUR MAP Page 7
VIEW THE ATTRIBUTE TABLE Page 9
FIND THE DATE OF THE FIRST EDITION 6 INCH Page 10
FIND THE DATE OF THE 25 INCH MAPS Page 11
- Finding Townlands and Historic OSi Map DatesThese instructions help you identify and locate townland names in Ireland using the OSi website. 'Irish Townland and Historical Map Viewer'. You can also find historic map sheets, locate them and find their survey dates.
National Map Services
We are delighted to recommend our fellow OSi Agent, National Map Services, for your current mapping requirements. Eileen Lane and her team have been in business since 1984 and will provide a fast and professional OSi map service.
- National Map Services, South Ring Business Park, Cork.
Contact: Eileen Lane
Opening Hours: 9.30am - 4pm (Mon-Fri)
Tel: 021-4966888 Fax: 021-4966662
OSi Online Map Store
- OSi Online Shop: https://store.osi.ie/
For enquires regarding any of the following:
- annual copyright licences for architects / engineers
- permit numbers
- copyright issues
- questions about correct usage of the once-off copyright licence for digital mapping
Copyright Department, Ordnance Survey Ireland, Phoenix Park, Dublin 8
Phone: (01) 802 5320 or (01) 802 5392
Book Borrowing from UCD Library
The company will be issued with a UCD Library visitor card (a U-CARD). It will be necessary for the company to hold the card, and the card will be required for borrowing. The company will be required to provide an email address on application, all correspondence (recalls, overdues etc.) will be sent to this email address.
External borrowers can borrow from all UCD library sites. The quota is 10 books for 14 days.
The application form for membership can be found at the following link on the Library page for Non-profit Organisations and Commercial Companies:
https://www.ucd.ie/library/use/admission/nonprofit/ - see the section 'Admission & Borrowing - External Borrower Fees'
The external borrower membership does not include a research query service.
Eneclann provide research services for the history of houses, buildings and sites
See their website at:
Other Research Information Services
The Library at Trinity College Dublin provides a fee-based information servive
The following services are available:
- Searching of Internet and other online information resources in all subject areas
- Searching of reference books, journals etc.
- Loan of books
- Use of the Library by a member of company staff
- Photocopies of relevant documents subject to the provisions of the Copyright Act
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- URL: https://libguides.ucd.ie/afterarchinfo
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