Databases: art and design - images

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Box of Broadcasts (BoB)

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Access restrictions

  • Due to copyright restrictions, you need to be physically located in the United Kingdom to use Box of Broadcasts.
  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is an off-air recording and media archive service. BoB is available to staff and students of member institutions of the British Universities Film & Video Council that hold an ERA+ license. This TV scheduling service allows you to record TV and radio programmes that are scheduled to be broadcast over the next seven days as well as retrieving programmes from the last seven days from a selected list of recorded channels.

Publisher

BUFVC - British Universties Film Video Council.

 

 

 

British Cartoon Archive

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

The British Cartoon Archive contains more than 125,000 cartoons, fully-catalogued, searchable, and available to view online. The Giles Collection comprises 15,000 cartoon images, with some 5,000 pages of related paperwork, covering British political and social history. This part of the Archive is available to use free of charge for educational purposes.

Guides

Publisher

University of Kent

 

 

 

Business Source Premier *

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Access restrictions

  • More than 90% of the currently published journals in this database are included in the main library search
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database
  • UWE Bristol Alumni cannot access this database

Description

Covers UK and international business, management and economics issues across a range of sectors including construction, IT, education, and health. Provides full-text journal articles; market, company & industry sector reports; and country intelligence.

Coverage

Please note that the 500 most popular Harvard Business Review articles are available as read-only, ie cannot be downloaded or printed

Guides

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

Cambridge Journals Online *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database

Description

Cambridge Journals Digital Archive contains the full text from 170 journals, from volume 1, issue 1 to 1996. Please note, we only subscribe to the latest issues of some of the journals. Subjects covered include: science and technology, animal science, agriculture, ecology and conservation, history, law, language, linguistics and literature, mathematics and computer science, medicine, music and drama, philosophy and religion, physical sciences, and politics and economics.

Guide

Video overview of Cambridge Journals Online

Publisher

Cambridge via JISC

 

 

FIAF Film International Index to Film Periodicals Database

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Includes several databases: Film Index International, International Index to Film, International Index to TV Periodicals, Treasures from the Film Archives, International Directory of Film/TV Documentation Collections, Bibliography of FIAF Members Publications.

Coverage

Indexes film details and criticism from the 1940s to present. This database also includes full text for a number of journal titles.

Guides

Publisher

ProQuest Information and Learning Company.

 

 

Google Image Search

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone can access this database

Description

One of the most comprehensive image resources on the web.

Publisher

Google

 

 

Images of England

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone can access this database

Description

A digital library of photographs of England's listed buildings, together with text descriptions.

Notes: Users must register to use the Advanced search facilities.

Coverage

You can view over 300,000 images of England’s built heritage from lamp posts to lavatories, phone boxes to toll booths, mile stones to gravestones, as well as thousands of bridges, historic houses, and churches.

Publisher

National Monument Record and English Heritage

 

 

John Johnson Collection

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

A digitised document collection of more than 65,000 printed items of ephemera from the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Includes theatrical and non-theatrical posters and fliers, popular prints, crime broadsheets and advertisements.

Coverage

Eighteenth century to early twentieth century.

Guides

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

MediaPlus

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database

Description

MediaPlus is the "definitive academic video, image and sound resource", enabling you to search one interface for audio, moving and still images from a number of collections. The material includes video, image and sound from Film and Sound Online, NewsFilm Online and Digital Images for Education, as well as linking out to various other restricted and unrestricted resources.

This resource is for education use only.

Coverage

Early twentieth century to present day.

Publisher

Alexander Street Press

 

 

 

Screenonline 

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

Screenonline is an online resource of British film and television featuring hundreds of hours of film and television clips from the vast collections of the BFI National Archive, and several hours of recorded interviews with film and TV personalities.

Publisher

British Film Institute.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visual Arts Data Service

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

"An online resource for visual arts of over 100,000 images that are freely available and copyright cleared for use in teaching, learning and research in the UK."

Publisher

University College for the Creative Arts

 

 

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