Thursday, 13 November 2008

New resource - NewsFilm Online

NewsFilm Online
offers access to over 3,000 hours of downloadable television news and cinema newsreels, selected from the huge ITN/Reuters Television archives. Everyone may search and browse.

Video playback and downloading of video news stories for use in UK Further and Higher Education is available to staff and students at subscribing UK universities and colleges. Features:

• High quality content from ITN and Reuters, including cinema newsreels
• 60,000 segmented encodings, totalling 3,000 hours
• 24,000 downloadable programme scripts
• Archive material from as early as 1910

NewsFilm Online can be accessed on and off campus via the Library Databases and Electronic Information Resources page in Library & Computing tab in the portal.