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About Box of Broadcasts

BoB is an on demand TV and radio service for education. Record programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels, and search the extensive archive. 

With BoB you can...

  • Search programme transcripts and subtitles
  • Create your own playlists, clips and clip compilations
  • Embed content in your work and share on social media
  • One-click citation for easy academic referencing 
  • Available on all devices

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How to log in:

Select your institution: The Manchester College

You will be asked to log in with your student/staff email address and password.

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Recommended for you in 2018

Every week our Library team recommends a programme available on Box of Broadcasts:


BoB Alerts!

BoB Service Downtime 11th - 13th June 2018

BoB will be switched off on the morning of 11th June 2018 for server relocation. The service will be completely unavailable during this time. Programmes broadcast during the down-period will be available for most channels when BoB is switched back on. 

Learning on Screen

Learning on Screen (formerly BUFVC) promote the use of moving image and sound in education and research. Delivering access to online academic databases, on demand video resources, training, information and advice. Just a few features include:

Sign in by searching for your institution: The Manchester College - you will then be asked to enter your college username and password.