News and news archives

Each library holds a selection of current local, national and international newspapers.

You can search for available newspapers and news magazines - in print and online - by doing a journal title search:

UWE Bristol also subscribes to a number of databases that provide online newspapers (eg Nexis) or print and TV news archives:

* database included in the library search

17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers

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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

Extensive collection of more than one thousand newspapers and pamphlets from 1600-1800. Based on a collection at the British Library gathered by Reverend Charles Burney.

Coverage

Includes material from England, Ireland, Scotland, and English language newspapers from the British Empire. Broad coverage of the humanities, science, and medicine.

Guides

There is a custom-built help section within the product.

Publisher

Gale

Subject keywords

Newspapers, humanities, science, medicine, 17th century, 18th century

 

 

19th Century British Library Newspapers

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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

Provides access to national, regional, and local 19th century British newspapers.

Coverage

It includes 48 titles which reflect the social and political developments of the time.

Publisher

Cengage (Gale)

 

 

BFI InView

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Access restrictions

  • 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

BFI InView is a moving image collection of over 2,000 non-fiction and television titles from the 20th Century and early 21st Century.

Search tips available within site.

Coverage

Over 2,000 non-fiction and television titles from the 20th Century to the early 21st Century.

Publisher

British Film Institute (with JISC Funding)

 

 

Box of Broadcasts (BoB)

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Access restrictions

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  • 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.

 

 

Cambridge Journals Online *

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Access restrictions

  • 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

 

 

Independent Local Radio

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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

Audio files from four archives of Independent Local Radio from 1973 to 1996:

  • the Independent Radio Sharing Archive (1973-1990) brings together materials originally created as the Independent Local Radio (ILR) Sharing Scheme for which those working in features, drama, music and news departments of commercial radio could offer their work to be used throughout the UK
  • LBC/Independent Radio News Archive (4,000 hours of content from the collections of the London Broadcasting Company/ Independent Radio News Archive, from its beginnings in 1973 up to 1995)
  • ILR South (1300 programmes deposited by independent local radio stations in Dorset, Hampshrie and Berkshire area)
  • Radio Research Database (this resource aims to carry a record of all current radio-centred research in the UK).

Coverage

1973-1996

Publisher

BUFVC

 

 

 

 

 

News on Screen

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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

Database of 180,000 cinemagazine & newsreel stories linked to production documents & films.

Coverage

1910-83.

Publisher

BUFVC

 

 

 

Nexis

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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

Full text database including UK national and regional newspapers and trade press plus many newspapers and magazines published worldwide.

Also includes full-text information covering companies, industries, market surveys, countries, and people.

Coverage

A range of European language titles are covered; other worldwide sources are English language.

Please note the latest month of The Financial Times is not available on Nexis. Please use the Library's print copy instead.

Guides

Publisher

Lexis Nexis Butterworths

 

 

This Week programmes from 1956 - 1992

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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

This database provides programme information about This Week, the first ITV current affairs series, which ran from January 1956 to December 1992. It includes data on programmes made between 1978-1986, when the series was renamed TVEye. The database gives an in-depth view of the programmes in the series, including information about its personnel; information on its content, on the technology with which it was produced, and on its style. It also includes information about the documentation which supports each programme, with notes on whether it is available to researchers and where it can be found.

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Coverage

1956-1992.

Publisher

BUFVC

 

 

The Times Digital Archive

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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

The Times Digital Archive provides convenient access to an extraordinary library of back issues of this renowned newspaper online.
By taking the microfilm collection of The Times (London) and producing a high-resolution digital format with searchable images, The Times Digital Archive represents unprecedented access to one of the most highly regarded resources for the study of 18th century history and onward.

Coverage

Coverage from 1785 to 2010

Publisher

Thomson/Gale

 

 

Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive

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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

The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, 1902-2009 is a complete online facsimile edition of every issue of one of the most comprehensive literary publications of the 20th century. Founded in 1902, the Times Literary Supplement has been known over the past 100 years for its fine writing, literary discoveries and insightful debate, making this digital archive an essential resource for anyone studying, or supporting the study of, modern literature, humanities and culture.
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Coverage

1902 to 2009.

Guides

Publisher

Cengage

 

 

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