News articles and reviews can provide useful information about historical and current people and events - including artists and exhibitions. You can use the links below to search the news sources to which the library subscribes.
Provides news from over 2000 global sources - including UK national and regional newspapers, international newspapers and foreign language news sources in Dutch, French, German, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese - from the 1980s onwards. Updated daily.
Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is an off-air recording and media archive service. It allows you to record TV and radio programmes 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. In addition, you can watch programmes from the archive (back to around 2007 for 9 key channels), create clips, and compile your favourite shows into playlists.
Cross-searches all our subscribed Gale Group news databases, including The Times, The Sunday Times, The Independent and The Daily Mail archives, 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers and 19th Century British Library Newspapers.
This BUFVC database lists over 180,000 news stories produced by ninety British cinema newsreels and cinemagazines, with details of production, content and release taken from the original issue sheets and other data sources. A programme of digitisation has added some 80,000 newsreel documents to the database in PDF format. There is extensive background information, including a biographical database of newsreel staff, a database of abstracts of relevant literature, newsreel histories and articles.