Film, TV and Images

We have an extensive range of online media resources that can be used to enhance your studies.

The British Library Sounds contains over 90,000 selected recording of music, spoken work and human and natural environments.

Before television, people came to movie theatres to watch the news. British Pathé was at the forefront of cinematic journalism, blending information with entertainment to popular effect. If it happened, British Pathé filmed it!

CC Search is a tool that allows openly licensed and public domain works to be discovered and used by everyone.

ClickView is a world leading producer of educational videos.  They have relevant, educational content.  There is also a huge library of videos that that have already been stored.

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Digimap is an online map and data delivery service, available by subscription to UK Higher and Further Education establishments. Operated by EDINA at the University of Edinburgh, Digimap offers a number of data collections, including Ordnance Survey, historical, geological, LiDAR and marine maps and spatial data.

EU Screen is a network of European broadcasters and audio-visual archives, media scholars, and technical experts. They facilitate access to and engagement with archival audio-visual content through our independent online portal.

The Getty Search Gateway allows users to search across several of the Getty image repositories, including collections databases, library catalogues, collection inventories, and archival finding aids.

From home movies to documentaries, from industry to entertainment – the National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive (formerly the Scottish Screen Archive) has something for everyone.

The Routledge Performance Archive provides exclusive access to an unprecedented and continually expanding range of streamed video and audio footage from performance practitioners past and present paired with relevant critical commentary delivered directly to the classroom, rehearsal hall, library and desktop or digital device.

Scran is an online learning service. It contains over 500,000 images and media from museums, galleries, and archives. It aims to advance public education by enabling access to Scotland’s culture, heritage and related material.

TED Talks spread ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). Today it covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.

Unsplash has over 2 million free high-resolution images that you can use to enhance your learning.