46,600 selected recordings music, spoken word, and human and natural environments from the collections of the British Library's National Sound Archive. Areas of interest include: accents and dialects, arts, literature and performance recordings, classical music, jazz and popular music, world and traditional music, environment and nature, and oral history. searching help
Over 2000 non-fiction films and television programmes from the 20th to the early 21st century covering aspects of British history including education, industry, health, law and order, the environment and immigration. Many films can be downloaded for educational use.
An online encyclopaedia of British film and television history, including hundreds of clips from the British Film Institute's National Archive as well as recorded interviews with TV and radio personalities. Alongside the clips themselves are contextual material such as posters and press books and information produced by experts in the field.This resource cannot be accessed from outside of the UK. Introductory guides to using the range of BFI Screenonline resources
BoB is a viewing & off-air recording & media archive service which allows you to search for, watch and also record from a list of recorded channels. You can also create clips, search for programmes coming up, create playlists & share them with others.
Record and watch all BBC TV and radio content dating from 2007 (800,000+ programmes), over 10 foreign language channels, including French, German and Italian, freeview TV and radio within the last 30 days. BoB subject guide
Britannica ImageQuest is an online, high-quality library of nearly three million rights-cleared, royalty-free images for educational use from the most respected image collections in the world.ImageQuest tour
Search all the online resources from the British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC) in one place. Includes online newsreels, and historical listings on television and radio broadcasts since 1986.
This resource searches 13 BUFVC databases, which can be searched separately or as one.
Kanopy is a leading distributor of online educational videos, and Simmons provides access to over 6,000 videos on the Kanopy platform across a wide variety of subject areas, including Humanities, Education, The Arts, Business, Health, Sciences and Media & Communications.
A directory of over 1000 websites about moving images and sound, and their use in higher and further education. The images are divided into 40 subcategories in the subject areas of Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology and Social Sciences.Sites which have video or audio streaming are highlighted.
A comprehensive listings service of television and radio broadcasts, covering over 300 UK television and radio stations since 1995, TRILT is a useful tool to identify broadcast audio-visual material to support study and teaching.