9 January 2014

BoB (Box of Broadcasts) is back - Bigger and Better!

The most substantial upgrade to BoB (Box of Broadcasts) since it began in 2009, is now complete!

The new features and content include:
  • a new website look, including colour, theme, functionality and improved navigation
  • over 1 million TV and radio programmes, including all BBC TV and radio content, dating from 2007
  • an additional 13 foreign language channels
  • record from an extended 30 day buffer – giving you more channels, available for longer
  • search across future and recorded programmes simultaneously
  • display and search interactive transcripts, dynamic subtitle searches and thumbnails
  • watch BOB on handheld devices 
  • create clips and clip compilations easily, and share programmes and playlists via Twitter, etc
  • make YouTube-style comments on programmes and clips
  • use the one-click citation reference, to easily cite programmes within your work, based on the BUFVC AV Citation Guidelines

    case studies showing how BoB and audio-visual material can be used in innovative and effective ways within education
Watch - short video tutorials about the new features.

Webinars - will be held soon, to introduce the new content and features.  Details will be available shortly.

What do you think about the new BoB? - please let us know via the Comments box below

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