When I say “summer” and “health food”, what immediately springs to mind? Salad? Fruit salad? you haven’t been watching the right adverts, and by right I mean this little gem from 1938, in which the ladies all take a break from gym class to enjoy an ice cream as part of their healthy lifestyle.

Second in this week’s tour of things we just found out and can scarcely believe, according to Lori Dorn of the Laughing Squid blog, this cut scene from a 1976 Sesame Street episode was deemed too scary for children. For …

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Are you looking to add some colour and variety to your teaching and online reading lists?  I recently shared some of the wonderful images, from VR architectural interiors to political cartoons available from our extensive image resource Artstor.  Today, I …

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Box of Broadcasts (BoB UK) now offers worldwide coverage of the BBC News Channel, offering access to all those university students who have returned home overseas due to the coronavirus pandemic. If you are an international student enrolled at the …

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Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is a service that allows you to request television programmes be recorded, watch programmes anyone has recorded in the past, and then extract clips for use in presentations or other projects. Not only that, but BoB …

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 by Dr. James Benedict Brown is the title of new book from RIBA Publishing and also the title of a conference paper given at ARCLIB, the Architecture Librarians’ Conference in July. James, essentially whet our appetite with this visually engaging …

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The BBC is testing a new voice-powered iPlayer app – useful for those moments you want something to watch when you have both hands full.  Check out this and other articles of interest in television and broadcast media from our …

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