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Box of Broadcasts - over 1 million programmes available online
Box of Broadcasts is an online off-air TV and radio recording service which enables you to choose and record any broadcast programme from 60+ Freeview channels. All programmes are then kept indefinitely and added to a growing media archive (currently at over 1 million programmes), with all content shared by users across other UK universities. You can create clips to use in presentations and compile playlists of your favourite programmes to share with others.
Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 62,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. Curated for the educational experience, the massive depth of content and breadth of content-types (such as documentaries, films, demonstrations, etc.) in Academic Video Online makes it a useful resource for all types of patrons, giving libraries a high return on investment.
The Archives includes 39 documentaries from the BFI National Archive and BBC Archive for creative reuse by student filmmakers on course-related projects in universities across the UK. Please note the collection will be available until August 2020 (under the terms of the licence). Further information
Provides access to over 2,000 non-fiction film and television titles from the 20th century to the early 21st. Videos include films, newsreels, TV documentaries, interviews, party political broadcasts and parliamentary debates which are provided alongside expert essays, commentary and other supporting documents. New users will need to create an account before first logging in.
If you have a previous BFI account, please go here and select "Already have an account? Sign in" at the bottom of the page.
An off-air recording and media archive service that allows you to record TV and radio programmes scheduled for broadcast over the next seven days as well as retrieving programmes from the last seven days from a selected list of channels. In addition, you can watch programmes from the archive, create clips, and compile your favourite shows into playlists. Please switch off Global Protect for off-campus access. Further information Due to E.U legislation, any UK registered students in the EU will not be able to access BoB (apart from the BBC News Channel* ) from 1st January 2021. We will post updates as and when we get them.
Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform for public libraries and universities that offers films and documentaries.The service includes features such as captions, transcripts, clip creation, and playlist creation that allow users to share videos. Please note: You will need to create a personal account to access Kanopy through either the mobile or TV apps. Creating an account on Kanopy will also allow you to save videos to your Watchlist to view later, create clips and playlists.
An online encyclopaedia of British film and television featuring hundreds of hours of film and television clips from the vast collections of the British Film Institute National Archive, and several hours of recorded interviews with film and TV personalities. These clips are supplemented by contextual material from expert writers and thousands of stills, posters and press books.
**Please note that video clips are currently unavailable (March 2020)**