Copyright and reproducing map images from this website

We encourage re-use of the Library's map images based on certain conditions of use.

However, we do not have complete rights over all images on this website. As set out under Exceptions, some images may not be re-used for certain purposes, such as commercial re-use.

These terms are specific to our Map images website.

Please ensure you read this page fully before re-using map images.

1. Commercial, non-commercial, educational and private use of some map images

You are welcome to use some images displayed on the Maps website for commercial, non-commercial, educational and private purposes under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) licence.

Use is conditional on provision of attribution. Please apply the credit line 'Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland' wherever you re-use map images. If you create derivative work, the documentation of your work must contain this attribution.

For online publications, we request that your attribution includes a link to our Map images website.

2. Exceptions

The terms above do not extend to:

The following more general categories:

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