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About Online Resources
The library pays for you to be able to use high quality information collected together into databases. In library research, a database is where you find:
films, TV and radio programmes
specialist subject information
Each database contains thousands of items which you can search simultaneously and quickly to find the most recent or most relevant information. If the database has a Search icon, you can use the library search tool to find what you need.
Remember, if you can’t find what you are searching for, ask one of the library staff, or if you would like more direct one to one support on library searching or advanced library searching, you can . book an appointment with a member of the library team
The library pays for you to be able to use high quality information collected together into databases. Use these databases to find journal articles, images, films, TV and radio programmes and specialist subject information. Some online resources relevant to film and TV are listed below.
View the full list of online resources here.
Every product in the 3D Artist portfolio features guides for awe-inspiring images, interviews and career advice from industry insiders and behind-the-scenes access on major 3D projects. 3D Artist covers all software and disciplines.
Daily inspiration for creative people. Fresh thinking, expert tips and tutorials to supercharge your creative muscles. Publisher of
Computer Arts magazine
Vexels is the design stock where everyone can find whatever they need – whether you’re a Graphic Designer, a Merch-Seller or an Agency, they’ve got something for everybody.
You may need to register with Vexels to use their service.
Canva is a free online graphic design and editing website.
The site has built-in design templates and themes that you can customise for whatever project you are currently working on.
You may need to register with Canva to use their services.
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
Search BoB now
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.
Need help logging in, finding information or using online resources?
Take a look at our user guides to find out more about how to use our online resources.
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