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Austrian archive for sound recordings and videos covering history, society, and culture. Gives online access to early historical sound recordings and to the radio journals of the Ö1 station from 1967 to 1999.
SEARCH: : Search term ♦ Filter: Time span/date ♦ categories.
USE: Free access ♦ only online streaming, no DL ♦ all media protected by copyright ♦ DE.
Provides access to radio and television broadcasts from various BBC channels since 1947. The holdings cover, i.a., news broadcasts and documentary reports. Over 100’000 radio broadcasts online.
SEARCH: Keywords (see FAQs – How do I search) ♦ Filter: Radio only ♦ Time span/time/day ♦ Genre/Type.
USE: Free access ♦ streaming only / no download ♦ language: EN.
Gives access to a selection from the Sound Archive of the British Library. Contains interviews (Oral History) on a wide range of social topics, including collections such as Observing the 80s and Politics.
SEARCH: Search term ♦ Category/Topic ♦ Collections ♦ Interviewed Persons A-Z ♦ Search tips.
USE: Free access ♦ only non-commercial use: teaching ♦ learning ♦ research ♦ personal use ♦ EN.
Contains interviews (oral history), radio broadcasts, and speeches on armed conflicts involving the UK and Commonwealth countries since 1914. Around 13’000 sound documents online.
SEARCH: Keywords + Filters: Period ♦ Places/Countries ♦ Persons ♦ Topics ♦ and more.
USE: DL low resolution ♦ for non-commercial use ♦ License required for other use ♦ EN.
National Radio and Television Archive. The offer includes, among other media, broadcasts from public broadcasters since 1938, in particular news and reports. Over 20’000 radio programs online.
SEARCH: Keyword ♦ Filter: audio, chronology, topics, time span.
USE: Partly free ♦ only personal use/teaching ♦ protected by © (Cond. Générales d’Utilisation) ♦ FR.
Selection of historical radio recordings documenting the history of Germany and international events since the 1920s. Focuses on major topics from the holdings of the German Broadcasting Archive (DRA).
SEARCH: Go to: All topics at a glance ♦ Browse epochs and key topics.
USE: Free access ♦ download (only partially) ♦ copyrights: no information ♦ language DE.
Selected sound documents since the 1920s. Contains recordings and radio broadcasts in the fields of politics (including speeches), news, society, culture, arts and sport. Over 800 recordings online.
SEARCH: Search term, or * for all ♦ Filters: Audio ♦ Categories (Topics) ♦ Date / Decade.
USE: Streaming ♦ protected by copyright ♦ personal use only ♦ see Terms & Conditions ♦ EN.
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Archives the image and sound archives of Netherland’s public broadcasters and other collections. More than 14’000 audio documents, i.a. on news and contemporary history, available online.
SEARCH: Collection/search term ♦ Filter: Medium (audio), digital, license, doc. type, catalogs, others.
USE: Partly online, partly on site ♦ free access, streaming ♦ Order for download for personal use ♦ NL, EN.
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA)
Provides access to digitized historic public broadcasting programs from all member states. Contains radio broadcasts from the 1940s, i.a. news and public affairs programs. Over 24,000 programs online.
SEARCH: Keyword+filter: sound ♦ genre ♦ time span/year ♦ contrib. institution/member state ♦ adv. search.
USE: Partly limited to users in the USA ♦ partly link to contrib. institution ♦ ©-information for each recording ♦ EN.
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USE: Access ♦ Site languages EN.