Visual Culture

This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Visual Culture

This topic aims to bring together resources which include substantial non-textual content. Most of the resources listed are intended for private research and study purposes; some are for use within education; very few permit commercial use or use outside of the University.  To avoid infringement of copyright, always refer to the copyright or terms of use within each resource. If you are in any doubt, please visit the Copyright Guidelines web pages, in particular the Types of Material section.

The University subscribes to many online archives which also contain significant non-textual content. Visit the Subject Pages to find these.

High quality production music for TV, film, advertising and corporate video. Primarily, a resource to support students in CCi Faculty.

Additional access instructions:

Password required. CCi students should contact their module leaders for access. Other students can email for further information.

Bob gives anyone in UK Universities access to television and radio programmes from 75 free-to-air channels. Search the archive of over 2.2 million broadcasts and watch films, documentaries, news programmes and more. It is the permanent archive for BBC1 London / BBC2 / BBC4 / ITV London / Channel 4 / More4 / Channel 5 / BBC Radio 4 / BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Find some great tips about how to use BoB in these short videos.

Additional access instructions:

For use in the UK only.

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

Sound recordings from all over the world, covering the entire range of recorded sound: music, drama and literature, oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds.

A recorded music database of more than 1 million tracks. Genres include classical, jazz, folk, blues, nostalgia, world, folk, Chinese, rock and pop.

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Listen to a wide selection of Jazz Music: From jazz legends to contemporary jazz. Recordings of over 32,000 artists are represented.

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