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How do I find television/radio broadcasts or transcripts?  

An overview of how to find television/radio broadcasts or transcripts.
Last Updated: Jul 16, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Library Collections

Some television and radio programs are available in the Library's collections. You can look for individual programs by title, or browse using Lens following the techniques below.

Television Programs
Use Lens Advanced Search, selecting "DVDs, Videos, etc." as a category and entering "Television Programs" as a Topic.

Radio Programs
Use Lens Advanced Search, selecting "Music and Other Recordings" as a category and entering "Radio" under Genre or Topic.

In some instances, recordings may be available via interlibrary loan.  Use WorldCat to determine if a specific program is available.


Recent Acquistions

A selection of television programs recently acquired by the Library on DVD.

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Television and Radio Transcripts

The following databases provide transcripts of broadcasts, primarily news or talk programs.

  • LexisNexis Academic  
    Select "TV and Radio Broadcast Transcripts" in the quick search box. Go to "Sources" to select individual news programs.
  • Factiva  
    Select "Sources" and under Source Category, select "Publications by Type" and highlight "Transcripts" as a category or a specific show.

Television and Radio Broadcast Archives

Below are links to major television and radio archives.  While many archives provide selected video or audio content online, the majority of recordings are not available on the internet. 

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