The Internet Archive
The Internet Archive is a vast non-profit digital library, founded in 1996 to build an Internet library. Its aim is to offer permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format.
Now the portal’s collection includes a huge number of texts, audio, moving images, live music, software as well as archived web pages, and provides specialised services for adaptive reading and information access for the blind and other people with disabilities.
Currently the Archive contains
- Over 1.1 million videos
- Over 1.5 million audio recordings
- Over 4.4 million texts
- Over 114000 live music concerts
RTÉ Libraries and Archives
RTÉ is a Public Service Broadcaster, a non-profit making organisation owned by the Irish people. RTÉ is Ireland's cross-media leader, providing comprehensive and cost-effective free-to-air television, radio and online services. This website provides access to a rich and diverse selection of the audio-visual material preserved by RTÉ Libraries and Archives. The site offers over 400 archived broadcast items in the sections 'Look & Listen' and 'History of RTÉ'. The items can be viewed or listened to in RealMedia format.
RTÉ aims to provide content that might be used in learning and teaching across all levels of Irish education. See 'History of RTÉ' for a selection of key moments in Public Service Broadcasting in Ireland since the foundation of 2RN in 1926.
Listeners and viewers can also request copies of many archived items to purchase for private use. Professional users may also request or order copies of archived material for commercial re-use subject to terms and conditions, and copyright law.
ANP - Dutch Press Agency
The ANP (Netherlands national news agency) is the most important news supplier in The Netherlands. It provides news coverage for the Dutch daily newspapers, radio, television and the internet. ANP's general news service supplies a steady flow of news stories, infographics and photographs from across the country and around the world, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
ANP was founded in 1934 by the daily newspapers in The Netherlands. In the last few decades market circumstances have changed rapidly and therefore the foundation was converted into a private company. Since May 2001 ANP operates independently in the media market, allowing the company to increase its commercial activities. Nowadays ANP produces some 160,000 news stories and 100,000 photographs a year, tailored to the various needs and styles of the news media.
INA - Institut National Audiovisuel
INA is the French national film archive. It holds over 3.5 million hours of television and radio recordings, dating back to the earliest broadcasts, with a further 800,000 hours of legally deposited material added each year.
Free Online Courses
These online modules and guides are free for you to use. They were originally designed for BBC staff, so please note that in publishing them, there were not made many editorial changes to them and some of them will contain some specific references to BBC procedures, methods and services. The main categories of modules are television, radio and broadcast technology.
Television and Radio Index for Learning and Teaching (TRILT)
TRILT is a comprehensive record of programmes transmitted by more than 300 UK television and radio channels. It also offers advance information on programmes coming up for transmission.
ALAS MEdia is a studio dedicated to telling people's stories through image, sound, design and education. They started up the Alas Wiki which includes tips & resources on moviemaking, equipment and things that can inspire you.