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Images and Sound

Audio visual materials in the Library

The Library has a collection of film, television and video games available to borrow.

To search the collection go to the Library Catalogue and at the right-hand side in the 'Other Ways To Search' select 'Audio-Visual Titles' then type your search terms into the box.


Copyright guidelines for audio visual materials PDF guide


Kanopy is a film streaming service that gives us access to thousands of titles, including theatrical releases, training videos and documentaries.


Media services to support your teaching and learning

Box of Broadcasts

Why not take advantage of Box of Broadcasts (BoB)?

With this innovative shared online off-air TV and radio recording service staff and students can choose and record any broadcast from 65+ TV and radio channels

With BoB you can:

  • schedule recordings in advance

  • edit programmes into clips to share with fellow staff & students

  • create playlists of your favourite series or shows

  • search a growing archive of material (over 2 million programmes)

  • access it anytime, anywhere in the UK mainland

Want to take a look? Here's how you can access Box of Broadcasts

In order to view Box of Broadcasts it is necessary to upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 or Microsoft Edge. 

‚ÄčLogging into BoB

You may only access or use BoB in the United Kingdom. If you are in another country the licence and associated exceptions in law do not apply and you may not access BoB content, even if you are an authorised user in the UK.

Leeds Beckett TV

Leeds Beckett TV is intended to work as an in-house equivalent to YouTube and iPlayer. Content is selected by university staff and includes recordings of recent and historic film and television broadcasts, as well as in-house content such as inaugural lectures and graduation ceremonies. 

Leeds Beckett TV is available on and off-campus (but not outside the UK).

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