• The Library Presents in your house A mixture of live streamed performances, live workshops, videos, downloads for families and collaborative activity where everyone can participate. (This programme is free to access and does not require you to be a library member.)

  • BFI Screenonline Guide to Britain's film and TV history. Watch video clips from the best of British film and television over the past hundred years.

  • John Johnson Collection: An archive of printed ephemera This collection offers unique insights into the changing nature of everyday life in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

  • Encyclopaedia of Popular Music (4th ed.) This encyclopaedia's 30,000 entries cover all genres and periods of popular music from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music.

Please note that access to all of these resources from outside the libraries will require you to log in using your library card number (e.g. DD123456789000) to each individual database.

  • Living Knowledge Network (LKN) Livescreening Platform A collaborative partnership between the British Library and public libraries, LKN has livestreamed unique cultural events to audiences across the UK. In light of library closures due to coronavirus, LKN has curated an archive programme of past events. A new event will be released online each week.