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New from Readex - BBC Monitoring: Summary of World Broadcasts


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BBC Monitoring: Summary of World Broadcasts - Essential Global Media, 1939-2001

Recognised as one the most important historical archives ever assembled, BBC Monitoring: Summary of World Broadcasts is now available as a digital primary source collection for the first time.

Published by the historical e-resource specialist Readex, this new collection:

  • Offers unprecedented academic research value

  • Comprises 70,000+ multi-page reports, containing millions of radio and television broadcasts translated into English by BBC Monitoring

  • Provides exceptional, first-hand, real-time coverage of the 20th century, with perspectives unavailable elsewhere

"This is the history of the world speaking to the world." – Nick Cull, Professor of Communication,

University of Southern California

Learn More and Explore

To find out more about BBC Monitoring: Summary of World Broadcasts, we invite your library to view the press release, read this blog post, and view this 1‑minute video from Readex:


Text Analysis Tools for Researchers

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Readex is passionate about supporting academic research in the Digital Humanities.


Their new collection, BBC Monitoring: Summary of World Broadcasts, is enhanced by a range of text analysis tools, known as the Readex Text Explorer.


Screenshot of the Readex Text Explorer in use.

Powered by Voyant Tools, the Readex Text Explorer enables researchers to identify and draw out linguistic and thematic patterns across multiple articles within the collection, and export them into a range of visualisations.


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