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Research, Teaching and Learning for Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies



Special Collections

  • The Cudlipp Collection
    This collection contains the personal papers of Lord Hugh Cudlipp who was born in Cardiff in 1913 and was Editorial Director of the Daily Mirror until 1973. This collection is located within SCOLAR's Archive and Manuscript Collection, on the lower ground floor of the Arts and Social Studies Library.
  • The Osman Collection
    The Osman Collection is named after Colin Osman, long-time Editor of Creative Camera and associate of Tom Hopkinson when he was editor of the South African journal, Drum. His collection of historic magazines, books, sound-recordings and photojournalism was acquired by the Tom Hopkinson Centre for Media Research to form the basis of its research archive. This collection can be accessed via the Bute Library.

Web resources

Archives Hub
The Archives Hub provides a single point of access to 20,303 descriptions of archives held in 162 UK repositories.

Arts and Humanities Research Council

Community of Science
The world’s largest database of research funding opportunities.

Dissertation Abstracts (Digital Dissertations)
Abstracts and bibliographic citations of doctoral and masters dissertations, primarily from North America, in all subject areas from 1861. There are 2.3m entries with nearly 60,000 new entries added each year. Abstracts describing the contents of the works are included from the 1980s onwards. Where available (from mid 1990s onwards) a 24 page preview of each work is also included.

Index to Theses
Contains indexes to theses accepted for higher degrees in the UK. from 1970 to date.

UK Data Archive
The UK Data Archive (UKDA) is a resource centre that acquires, disseminates, preserves, and promotes the largest collection of digital data in the social sciences and humanities in the United Kingdom. Its primary aim is to support secondary use of quantitative and qualitative data for research and learning.

UK Research Councils - Joint Home Page
Links to all UK Research Councils.


Art, Design and Media

The Higher Education Academy supports a major network of 24 Subject Centres based in higher education institutions throughout the UK and a single Generic Centre. It aims to promote high quality learning and teaching through the development and transfer of good practices in all subject disciplines. It provides a 'one-stop shop' of learning and teaching resources and information for the HE community. 

Intute: Arts and Humanities
Art, Design, Architecture and Media information gateway.

Libraries and Library Catalogues

British Library

The merged online library catalogues of the British Library, several university libraries including Cambridge, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Oxford and Trinity College Dublin, and other research libraries and archives.