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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
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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.
Millions of rights-cleared images from one trusted site.
Digital Theatre +
Provides a growing number of recent British theatre productions with study guides, interviews with leading playwrights, directors, producers, actors, and technical theatre staff.
Excellent online resource for plays, critical analysis and performance. Lots of full-text plays and playwright information.
Learning On Screen
Experts in the use of moving image in education, delivering online academic databases, on demand video resources, training, information and advice.
BoB Manchester Film School Playlist
Access your subject playlists created by your Library
MMU Harvard Referencing
Manchester Metropolitan University has a standard version of the Harvard referencing style called MMU Harvard.