E-Resource Trial: BOB (Box of Broadcasts)

BoB is an academically-focused system allowing staff & students to record from 75+ free-to-air channels and search an archive of over 2.2 million broadcasts. Trial now available.

The Library's subject teams regularly trial the latest databases & e-resources to support your studies. A trial of the BoB (Box of Broadcasts) service is now available.

BoB is Learning on Screen’s on demand TV and radio service for education. An academically-focused system allowing staff & students to record programmes from 75+ free-to-air channels and search an archive of over 2.2 million broadcasts.

Features include:

  • A platform working across desktop, iOS and Android devices.
  • Media records based on our TRILT metadata, supporting powerful searching capabilities.
  • A permanent archive of content from nine channels: BBC1 London, BBC2, BBC4, ITV London, Channel 4, More4, Channel 5, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 4 Extra.
  • Preview clips before saving.
  • Label your own clips.
  • Personalised email alerts when programmes are ready to view.
  • Detailed citation data.

Your feedback on this trial is appreciated.
Trial ends: 31/07/20.

Full details of all our databases and e-resources can be found on the Library Databases pages.