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Box of Broadcasts (BoB) available again tomorrow (Wed 31 August)

We have received an update from the supplier of Box of Broadcasts thanking you for your continued patience during the upgrade over the past month.  BoB have been importing archive content into the new system and converting it to HTML5 format, so

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Box of Broadcasts saved clips and playlists unavailable throughout August 2016 (resolved)

Update 15.09.16 – Box of Broadcasts has today announced that clip migration has been completed and that all links, including WAYFless links, will be properly redirected by the end of September 2016.  An update and advice of how to import

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BoB gets a boost

On Monday, 1 August, Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is getting an upgrade. The enhancements will include: A platform working across desktop, iOS and Android devices Media records based on our TRILT metadata, supporting more powerful searching capabilities Better programme coverage

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Box of Broadcasts unavailable (resolved)

Update 06/10/2015 – We are delighted to report that BoB is available again.  Thank you for your patience. We regret Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is unavailable for one week, beginning yesterday (Tuesday, 29 September) while it undergoes maintenance.  The timing is extremely

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 28/09/15

Channel 4 and British film culture It’s always satisfying to review a title produced by ‘one of our own’  so here’s a a collection of academic journal articles printed in book form and co-edited by Justin Smith.  Those of you

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 24/11/14

Global Hollywood 2 Toby Miller, Nitin Govil, John McMurria, Richard Maxwell and Tina Wang Find ‘Global Hollywood 2’ at 338.47791430973/GLO. Click  here find it on the catalogue. There are other similar studies on the Hollywood film industry close by. Did

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BoB ups and downs

Many of you will be familiar with our subscription to BoB, an archive provided by the British Universities Film and Video Council. BoB enables all staff and students in subscribing institutions to choose and record any broadcast programme from 60+

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Write your own Doctor Who plot

Happy New Year! We think this may have done the rounds, so our apologies if it’s old hat.  But just in case… http://games.usvsth3m.com/drwho/ (and our thanks to RR for bringing this to our attention – congrats on the new little

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All 5 captains

Here’s something you don’t see every day: http://geektyrant.com/news/2012/6/3/star-trek-all-five-captains-together-for-the-first-time.html?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=twitter all five Star Trek captains in the same place.  Eddies in the time-space continuum again…

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Doctor Who Timeline Infographic

If you’re a fan of Doctor Who you will love this infographic created by cabletv.com. Beautifully designed and full of fascinating facts, here at TOTD we can’t wait to print it out as a giant poster! http://www.cabletv.com/doctor-who-timeline

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