Subject – Media key resources

Film, Media and Cultural studies Key Resources

The Library subscribes to journals chosen by the Faculty that you can access in print and online via Library Search. We’ve put the most commonly used together in a list using My Module Resources.

A list of the most recommended journal titles for Film and Media modules.

Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is an on-demand TV & Radio streaming service for education and research. It contains over 2 million broadcasts from over 65 free-to-air channels including BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and more.  You can find a complete list of channels here .

New to BoB? Check out this BoB tutorial for help on getting started, making playlists & clips, how to embed videos on Canvas and more.

Access thousands of films which have been broadcast on tv using Box of Broadcasts (BoB).

We have a limited subscription to Kanopy, a streaming film resource. If you are a student or staff member in Sunderland’s Faculty of Arts & Creative Industries and would like to view any films in Kanopy, fill in the form you see in Kanopy to request access.

Film and television DVDs are available to borrow from the library to watch at home. They will also play on any Library computer if you don’t have a DVD player.

Journalism, Social Media and PR Key Resources

The Library subscribes to journals chosen by the Faculty that you can access in print and online via Library Search. We’ve put the most commonly used together in a list using My Module Resources.

A list of the most recommended journal titles for Journalism, Social Media and PR modules.

A comprehensive and precise way to search for scholarly literature in Journalism (video coming soon)

Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is an on-demand TV & Radio streaming service for education and research. It contains over 2 million broadcasts from over 65 free-to-air channels including BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and more.  This will be useful for you for keeping up with current events as well as seeing how news and ideas have been reported and broadcast over time. You can find a complete list of channels here.

New to BoB? Check out this BoB tutorial for help on getting started, making playlists & clips, how to embed videos on Canvas and more.

Newsstream from Proquest contains online full-text access to UK regional, national and broadsheet newspapers as well as many top international titles.  Coverage goes back as far as the 1980s for some publications but this varies by titles. Access Newsstream via Library Search. 

A video tutorial on how to search Newsstream.

Other ideas on how to research the news can be found here.

The Fashion History Timeline is an open-access source for fashion history knowledge, featuring objects and artworks from over a hundred museums and libraries that span the globe. The Timeline website offers well-researched, accessibly written entries on  artworks, garments , films, and specific time periods, for those interested in fashion and dress history.” Sponsored by the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.

World Global Style Network is an online style gallery. The first time you use it, you will need to set up an account with your university email address (@sunderland.ac.uk).

Media Production and Screen Performance Key Resources

The Library subscribes to journals chosen by the Faculty that you can access in print and online via Library Search. We’ve put the most commonly used together in a list using My Module Resources.

A list of the most recommended journal titles for Media Production modules.

Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is an on-demand TV & Radio streaming service for education and research. It contains over 2 million broadcasts from over 65 free-to-air channels including BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and more.  You can find a complete list of channels here .

New to BoB? Check out this BoB tutorial for help on getting started, making playlists & clips, how to embed videos on Canvas and more.

Members of the University are welcome to film in our libraries.

Advice on filming on location and equipment hire, tutorials and more is available for University of Sunderland film and media and production students from the Media Equipment store in the David Puttnam Media Centre.

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