Key databases relevant for Film and Media are listed below.
Box of Broadcasts – BoB TV and radio streaming service for education. This service allows you to view, record, create clips and share broadcast programmes from over 60 TV and radio channels. BoB video tutorials
Cite Them Right all the guidance you need to reference resources in your academic work
The Listener Historical Archive contains transcripts of radio and television programmes since 1926. This resource chronicles the transformative rise of radio and television
The Television and Radio Index for learning and teachingindexes over 350 television and radio stations, including terrestrial, cable and satellite television, local and national radio. Over 3,000 programmes a day are indexed, or over one million a year
Screen Studies is a dynamic digital platform taking users from script to screen and beyond - offering a broad range of content from Bloomsbury, Faber & Faber and the British Film Institute to support moving-image studies. It is an essential resource for academics and students engaged in research and learning in film history, theory, and practice.
A full list of all our databases can be found on the Databases page.
BFI Film Archive lets you see shorts and features, showing the best from the BFI, national and regional archives – including 120 years of Britain on film.
Black and White Movies is an almanac of black and white films spanning all classic film genres from the 1910s to 1960s.
British Pathé Film Archive offers 3,500 hours of film from its digital archives covering news, sport, social history and entertainment from 1896 to 1970. The site offers free preview facilities.
British Council Film links UK films and filmmakers to new international audiences, profiling the innovation, diversity and excellence of British films around the world. Discover all the latest on industry news, projects, libraries and archives, as well as directories of festivals and directors.
EUscreen portal offers free online access to thousands of items of audiovisual heritage. It brings together clips that provide an insight into the social, cultural, political and economic events that have shaped the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Global Social Theory is a free resource for students, teachers, academics, and others interested in social theory and wishing to understand it in global perspective.