BoB is our on demand TV and radio service for education. Our academically-focused system allows staff and students at subscribing institutions to record programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels, and search our archive of over 2 million broadcasts.
Create a modern and engaging learning experience that meets the expectations of students, with a reliable and academically focused archive of programmes.
BoB is currently used by over 120 universities and colleges to enhance teaching and learning.
From 1 August 2016, we’ll be upgrading BoB, introducing a fresh look, enhanced video quality and more powerful searching capabilities. Find out a little more about what we have in store…
With BoB you can…
• Access 2 million broadcasts dating back to the 1990s
• Record from over 65 free-to-air channels
• Create your own playlists, clips and clip compilations
• Search programme transcripts and subtitles
• Embed content in VLEs and share on social media
• One-click citation for easy academic referencing
• Available on all devices
• Fully accessible by all staff and students
Access content from…
• BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, ITV, Channel 4, Film4 and more
• 10 foreign language channels: Italian, French, German and Welsh
• BBC Shakespeare Archive content dating back to the 1950s
BoB enables education institutions to use their ERA Licence. BoB is only available in the UK.