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LONDON NEWS NETWORK LIBRARY (now part of ITN)

Description
London News Network was established by Carlton and LWT in 1992 as a seven day a week regional news, features and sport service for London. The Library holds transmitted stories and selected rushes/stock shots in a wide range of subject areas including the arts, crime, events, leisure, locations, social issues, and sport. The collection covers the period from autumn 1992 to date. Also some access to LWT news material 1990-1992. We also have an extensive collection of worldwide location footage e.g. Cuba, Jerusalem, Maldives and many others. Absorbed by ITN in 2004.
Website
http://www.itnsource.com/en/
Keywords
London; Sport; Cuba; Arts; Social History; Israel; Crime; Jerusalem; Maldives
Access
Access hours: Access available. 09.00-17.30. Staff are available to assist
Facilities
Viewing on premises. Sales.
Charges
Charges for facilities and handling. Charges for research depend on how much work is involved.
Copyright
Copyright held. But some edited stories contain non LNN copyright material. Copyright advice available. Copyright adviser: Librarian.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
Video: 30,000 reels/cassettes. Mostly 30 minute and 90 minute tapes. News and current affairs, sport, news magazine features.
Video components: Beta/Beta-SP.

Catalogues

Computerised database
Available.

Additional Information

Notes
Tapes are shotlisted onto the BASYS Archive II database. All terms input are indexed allowing for fast, flexible searches. Printouts can be made available.
Other information
Programme scripts are held on the BASYS Newsroom system. Printouts can be made available.
Conservation policy
Transmitted stories, stock shot compilations and selected rushes tapes are kept in perpetuity. Rushes not selected for retention are wiped after one month.

Main Contact

Telephone
Tel: 020 7430 4480
Fax
020 7430 44563
Email
uksales@itnarchive.com
Address
c/o ITN Source, Independent Television News Ltd,
200 Gray’s Inn Road
London
WC1X 8XZ

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