Have you met Bob?

BobIt’s the holidays – and a good time to review and investigate some of the resources available at HWU to help with your learning and teaching.

A fun one to take a look at is Bob – Box of Broadcasts.

BoB enables all staff and students in subscribing institutions to choose and record any broadcast programme from 60+ TV and radio channels. The recorded programmes are then kept indefinitely (no expiry) and added to a growing media archive (currently at over 1 million programmes), with all content shared by users across all subscribing institutions.

See http://bobnational.net/ for more info and then search for the programmes you are interested in.

BoBKey features include

  • the addition of all BBC TV and radio content dating from 2007 (800,000+ programmes)
  • over 10 foreign language channels, including French, German and Italian
  • an extended 30 day recording buffer – more time to record missed programmes
  • a new look website, improved navigation
  • Apple iOS compatibility – watch BoB on handheld devices
  • searchable transcripts
  • links to social media – share what you’re watching online
  • a one-click citation reference, allowing you to cite programmes in your work

Login using your HWU user ID and password.

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