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Audio-visual materials

CDs and audio recordings are located in the High Demand area of the Laidlaw Library.

DVDs and videos are located in the High Demand areas of the Laidlaw Library and Health Sciences Library.

Online audio-visual resources

Box of broadcasts
BoB is an off-air recording and media archive service. This TV scheduling service allows you to record TV and radio programmes that are scheduled to be broadcast over the next seven days. It will also retrieve programmes from the last seven days from a selected list of recorded channels.

BFI Player
BFI Player provides access to streamed versions of films and documentaries. You will need to create a BFI Player account using your university credentials and the following applies:

  • content on BFI Player is not available to view outside the UK
  • you can log on with up to 4 devices, this can be managed within your BFI Player account
  • when you create your account you agree to the BFI terms of use.

Individual titles within the BFI Player subscription are also discoverable on Library Search.

Bridgeman Education
A complete visual resource offering over one million digital images of art, history and culture from global museums, galleries, private collections and contemporary artists, all copyright cleared for educational use. Due to technical limitations, Bridgeman Education is only available on campus, or through Desktop Anywhere.

Chinese Film and Newsreel Scripts from the Cultural Revolution
A collection of around 1,750 film advertisements and transcripts of Chinese documentary films and newsreels. It spans the years 1946 to 1985, although the bulk of the items in the collection are transcripts for the documentary films and newsreels from the Cultural Revolution, 1966–1976. All documents in the collection are in Chinese.

Dance Online: Dance in Video, Volume 1
Streamed dance videos from 1974 onwards featuring works and productions by many of the major players in western dance.

Henry Stewart Talks: biomedical and life sciences collection
Seminar style presentations by many of the world's leading authorities on biomedicine.

Henry Stewart Talks: business and management collection
Over 1,400 lectures, case studies and interviews.

JoVE (Journal of Visualised Education)
We currently have access to Video Journals for: Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Medicine and Neuroscience and Science Education.

Kanopy provides streamed versions of films and documentaries. All Kanopy titles licensed for our region are available to access and are discoverable with Library Search or by logging into Kanopy using your university credentials.

Naxos Music Library