Answered By: Keith Brisland
Last Updated: Aug 15, 2018     Views: 86

These are the most relevant databases for Media students:

BFI InView - an online resource which offers a unique window on Britain’s changing political, economic and social landscape in the age of film and television, containing some one thousand hours of non-fiction moving image titles, alongside eight thousand pages of related documents.

BOB (Box of Broadcasts) - a shared online off-air TV and radio recording service for UK higher and further education institutions.

BRAD Insight UK media database with entries on brands,agencies, advertisers, advertising rates and contact information. please note - this database has its own username and password to log in. Follow the link to see the details.

International Index to Film Periodicals (FIAF) - Film literature and television literature from over 300 periodicals since 1972.

Other useful databases:

ABI/INFORM Global and ABI Trade&Industry - full text articles mainly from business journals

Nexis Global and UK news, business information and market intelligence.

For more information about the library resources visit the visit the Media and Communication Libguide.

If you would like help using any of these resources you can book a tutorial with Nancy Jackson, the liaison librarian for the School of Media and Communication or visit the Curzon Library Help Desk.

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