About BoB

BoB is Learning on Screen’s on demand TV and radio service for education. Our academically-focused system allows staff and students, at subscribing institutions, to record programmes from over 75 free-to-air channels; and search our archive of over 2.2 million broadcasts.

Create a modern and engaging learning experience that meets the expectations of students, with a reliable and academically focused archive of programmes.

BoB is currently used by over 120 universities and colleges to enhance teaching and learning. Features include:

  • A platform working across desktop, iOS and Android devices
  • Media records based on our TRILT metadata, supporting powerful searching capabilities
  • 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
  • Preview clips before saving
  • Label your own clips
  • Personalised email alerts when programmes are ready to view
  • Detailed citation data

To subscribe to BoB, education institutions need to be a member of Learning on Screen and hold an ERA licence. To find out more about Learning on Screen membership, drop us an email at bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk.

Learning on Screen is a limited company registered in England under company number 955348, registered as charity No. 313582, whose registered office is at 10 Queen Street Place, London, EC4R 1AG