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Box of Broadcasts: User Guide

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Explore thousands of TV and radio programmes, or go straight to the recommendations below.

How to log in:
Select your institution: The Manchester College
Sign into your organizational account with your student/staff email address and network password.

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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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.

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