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News Archive for July, 2011

  • BUFVC Weekly Top 5 TV and Radio Programme Requests

    For the week ending 8 July 2011 the most requested titles from the BUFVC Off-Air Back-Up Service include such varied topics as dance, housing, young offender’s institutions and the history of the NHS as well as a sonic portrait of life on the Wash estuary. 1. THE ESTUARY (BBC Radio 4) View TRILT record or […]

  • Global Shakespeare

    ‘Global Shakespeare’ is the theme of a forthcoming special issue pf the Journal of British Shakespeare Association special issue. The BSA’s Shakespeare journal welcomes papers on Shakespeare in performance (in English or other languages) in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries that participate in or initiate debates—theory, praxis, reception—worldwide. What are the new paradigms that can […]

  • Moving Image Gateway updates

    New Media Consortium The New Media Consortium (NMC) is an international not-for-profit consortium of learning-focused organizations dedicated to the exploration and use of new media and new technologies for learning, research, and creative inquiry. The majority of the NMC site is public and open, and licensed under the Creative Commons. However, a number of tools, […]

  • “Your Film Archives” search engine launched

    The data from some of the major national and regional film archives in the UK can now be searched through an integrated engine currently in beta test phase under the name Your Film Archives. Funded by DCMS, it includes content from Amber Films, BFI National Archive, East Anglian Film Archive, Northern Region Film and Television […]

  • BUFVC Weekly Top Five TV & Radio Programme Requests

    For the week ending 1 July 2011 the most requested titles from the BUFVC Off-Air Back-Up Service include essays on alternative energy, unemployment, the euthanasia debate and Adam Curtis’ latest programme which looks at the increasing mechanisation of our day-to-day lives. 1. WINDFARM WARS (BBC2) View TRILT record or watch now on BoB National 2.  4 […]

  • IPR for Education course free online

    openSpace is University College Falmouth’s platform for making teaching materials free to learners all over the world through Creative Commons. They have launched a new online course for educators on the use of Intellectual Property. You can visit their homepage at: Intellectual Property Rights for Educational Environments (IPR4EE) is free and is aimed at […]