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About BoB - On demand TV & radio for education (Learning on Screen)

The on demand TV and radio service for education. Mae'r canllaw hon hefyd ar gael yn Gymraeg.

What is BoB?

BoB is Learning on Screen’s on demand TV and radio service for education that lets you record and view TV and radio online. View on campus or at home (UK only).  BoB is available to staff, students and researchers at member universities and colleges across the UK.

Key features:

  • Access 2.7 million broadcasts dating back to the 1990s
  • Record from over 75 free-to-air channels
  • A permanent archive of content from nine channels: BBC1 London / BBC2 / BBC4 / ITV London / Channel 4 / More4 / Channel 5 / BBC Radio 4 / BBC Radio 4 Extra
  • BBC Shakespeare Archive content dating back to the 1950s
  • Create playlists, clips and clip compilations
  • Search programme transcripts and subtitles
  • Available on all devices

The ERA licence and BoB

Programmes in BoB are made available to members of the University under the ERA licence and are for educational and non-commercial purposes only. Breaches of the terms and conditions may result in permanent suspension, reporting the misuse to the institution, the copyright owners and other relevant agencies, who may decide to take legal action against the infringer. 

Accessing BoB

You can access BoB by clicking on the icon below or via the library home page.

BoB Login Button

The first time you log in you will need to verify your account. To do this enter your university email address and agree to the terms and conditions of use.

If you have any problems logging in, please contact us.