Film and Audio sites

BBC Archive
- Themed collections of radio and TV programmes, documents and photographs. Explore who we are and see how attitudes have changed over the years through selections from an archive which began over 70 years ago.
You can also go behind the scenes to find out how the BBC archives are maintained.

BBC Archive: Music From the Mersey - The story of pop music in Liverpool.

BBC On This Day
- BBC's news archive containing video and audio material from 1950 onwards.

BFI Inview
- A unique resource which offers a window on Britain's changing political, economic and social landscape in the age of film and television (please select 'login via your institution').

BFI Screenonline - A free online encyclopaedia of British film and television featuring hundreds of hours of film and television clips from the vast collections of the BFI National Archive, and several hours of recorded interviews with film and TV personalities. These clips are supplemented by rich and authoritative contextual material by expert writers, specially commissioned for BFI Screenonline alongside thousands of stills, posters and press books. Categories of films inlcude, culture and society, Britain and the world, war and conflict.

Box of Broadcasts (BoB)
- BoB is an off-air recording and media archive service. BoB is available to staff and students of member institutions of the British Universities Film & Video Council that hold an ERA+ license. This TV scheduling service allows you to record TV and radio programmes that are scheduled to be broadcast over the next seven days as well as retrieving programmes from the last seven days from a selected list of recorded channels (Select Login via UK federation, then select University of Kent from the drop down list).

British Library Sound Archive
- Explore 45,200 selected recordings of music, spoken word, and human and natural environments. Please follow Log in via your home organisation link.

- British Pathe online newsreel film library. The archive covers news, sport, social history and entertainment from 1896-1970. Low resolution copies can be downloaded free.

Phonogrammarchiv - The Phonogrammarchiv, an institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, is the oldest sound archive in the world.

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