January 29, 2024, by uazawm

On trial: BBC Monitoring: Summary of World Broadcasts

We are pleased to bring you trial access to the BBC Monitoring: Summary of World Broadcasts.

The BBC Monitoring: Summary of World Broadcasts includes nearly 70,000 transcripts of original radio and television broadcasts, translated into English and summarised by BBC Monitoring.

The trial includes four databases:

– Series 1: 1939-1958 – WWII and early years not covered by Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily, and Reports, 1941-1996

– Series 2: 1959-1973 – Cuban Missile Crisis, Cold War, Chinese Cultural Revolution

– Series 3: 1974-1988 – Argentina’s Dirty War, Chernobyl, Dissolution of the Soviet Union

– Series 4: 1989-2001 – Iranian Revolution, Persian Gulf Crisis, emerging 21st-century security threats, and later years not covered by FBIS Daily Reports

The trials run until 2nd March 2024.

Do let us know what you think. Please send your feedback to the Libraries Collections team: collections@nottingham.ac.uk

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