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BOURNEMOUTH UNIVERSITY

Description
Bournemouth University Library in partnership with the Media School has created collections around the theme of Broadcasting History.

The archive comprises collections of journals, reports, series and annuals connected with British broadcasting and broadcasting organisations. Interest in broadcasting history within Bournemouth University centres on the Centre for Broadcasting History Research. The archive is in the very early stages of development, comprising programme journals and an extensive range of texts, journals and other material in the area of broadcasting and media research located in the Library and Learning Centre, Talbot Campus.
Artefact description
This Week - ITV current affairs programme. Historic Audience Ratings data. Books and journals on Broadcasting History including TV Times and Radio Times.
Website
http://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/library
Keywords
Media studies; Broadcasting; Radio; Broadcasting organisations; Television
Access
Access to bona fide researchers. Opening hours and other information is available from the Bournemouth University Library website.
Access for outsiders
Yes
Facilities
VHS video, CD Rom
Charges
None.
Copyright
Off air recording licence, BBC agreement to hold BBC Radio 4 Analysis material.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Books
c.4,000 monographs.
Datasets
FIAF CD-ROM.
Journals
67 subscriptions including TVTimes 1955-1985, Radio Times 1927-, Ariel 1936-1991 (incomplete), The Listener (complete set).
Manuscripts
Radio scripts. c.300 BBC Radio 4 Analysis and Archive flashback productions, and Producer Choice 20 files.
Sound
900 items, BBC Radio 4 Analysis. 7,000 items LBC/IRN Archive.
Video/Film
2,500 items including 150 virtual reality animations on videotapes. Various formats.

Artefact and Related Documentation Holdings

Documents
Historic Audience Research Data for Independent Televsion.
Film-making
Editing equipment and viewers

Catalogues

Computerised database
We have an online Library Catalogue. Collections are described at the collection level - Collection Level Descriptions [CLD]. Desriptions are also included on our website at
http://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/library/resources/special_collections.html
Online catalogue
Yes, including catalogue of BBC Radio 4 Analysis at http://www.ahds.ac.uk/performingarts/collections/radio4-analysis.htm
Library OPAC
Yes.
Digitised catalogue
No, but planned.

Additional Information

Artefact notes
UK MARC

Main Contact

Name
Library Enquiries
Department
Library & Learning Support
Telephone
01202 965959
Email
Librarysupport@bournemouth.ac.uk
Address
Sir Michael Cobham Library
Talbot Campus
Fern Barrow
Poole
BH12 5BB

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