British Universities Film & Video Council

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A Bigger & Better Box of Broadcasts

We are pleased to announce that the upgrade to BoB National is now available. Take a look at the new website.

Do even more with new features and content

The upgrade is the most substantial update to BoB National since its initial launch in 2009. You can now:

  • View over 1 million TV and radio programmes including additional off-air recordings from the BBC going back to 2007
    BoB National
  • Access more than ten foreign language channels
  • Record from an extended 30-day buffer
  • Display and search transcripts and thumbnails
  • Watch BoB on your handheld device
  • Create clips, playlists and clip compilations easily
  • Find a one-click citation to reference programmes in your work
  • Enjoy a new-look website and improved navigation
  • Share what you’re watching on Twitter
  • Add comments to programmes and clips

Read the press release regarding the upgrade here.


The BUFVC will be hosting six free webinars in February and March 2014 to introduce current and new/non-users to BoB National and its new features and content. To find out more and to register your free place, click on the appropriate linkcurrent users or new/non-users

Interested in subscribing to BoB?

Find out more about the new upgrade and how BoB can enhance the learning experience here.

If you have any feedback or questions regarding the upgraded service, please contact us via email or Twitter: @bufvc_bob

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