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News articles and reviews can provide useful information about people, events and publications/films/performances. 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. BoB is produced by the British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC), Cambridge Imaging Systems and Bournemouth University.
This historical newspaper archive provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
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.