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E-resource Databases

Getting to know your E-resources - Providing in depth information enabling you to get the most from our online resources




Periodicals Archive Online connects researchers with a rich digital archive of leading international journals in the humanities and social sciences, spanning more than two centuries of content.
Over 750 historically respected journals are provided from volume 1, issue 1, with titles selected by an expert editorial team. 

You will be required to log in using your College username and password. Once you are logged in it is advised that you create a research account , this will enable you to save items for future reference. 

This database has a reference builder installed, it also allows you to print and download items (within copyright law) and email details of the item to peers. 


BUFVC Collections Search

Search the online resources from the British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC) in one place. Includes online newsreels, and historical listings on television and radio broadcasts since 1986.

Learning On Screen is provided by the British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC).  It contains the following resources:

The collections are:

Channel 4 Press Pack Gives you access to historical print information which was provided to the press relation to forthcoming programmes. The late Chris Griffin-Beale’s (channel 4’s head of press) weekly press packs gave the newspapers plenty of useful copy. They included full listings, programme reviews, highlights features, publicity photographs, production credits and staff contact details.


TRILT: The online source for UK television and radio index. This will give you access to a comprehensive listing of UK TV & Radio broadcasts  including programme information & schedules


Moving Image Gateway This Gateway includes over 2,000 websites relating to moving image and sound materials. These have been subdivided into over 40 subject areas.

News on Screen The world’s leading resource for the study of newsreels and cinemagazines. This database will give you access to British newsreel and cinemagazine production from 1910 to 1983

Find DVD’s: A guide to audio visual materials for educational use. - Help on searching

Shakespeare on Film Shakespeare: Shakespeare on Film, Television and Radio gives you access to Shakespeare-related content in film, television, radio and video recordings

TVTiP (TV Times Index): Gives you access to TVTimes listings magazine from 1955 – 1985

This Week: The This Week database is a record of the entire production history of the series from 1956 – 1992.

Independent radio - The resources on this page bring together archives of Independent Local Radio from 1973 to 1996 and include;

ILR South: The ILR South radio archive
ILR Sharing: The ILR radio archive