BoB access for staff and students
BoB is an academically-focused online system that allows staff and students to record programmes from over 75 free-to-air channels; and search our archive of over 2.2 million broadcasts.
Programmes and clips can be embedded in Canvas to help create an engaging learning experience, with a reliable and academically focused archive of programmes.
BoB is currently used by over 120 universities and colleges to enhance teaching and learning. Features include:
- A platform working across desktop, iOS and Android devices
- Media records based on our TRILT metadata, supporting powerful searching capabilities
- A permanent archive of content from nine channels: BBC1 London / BBC2 / BBC4 / ITV London / Channel 4 / More4 / Channel 5 / BBC Radio 4 / BBC Radio 4 Extra
- Preview clips before saving
- Label your own clips
- Personalised email alerts when programmes are ready to view
- Detailed citation data
The How to Use BOB videos are the quickest way to get started.