Media Services Resources

Media Services


Off Air Recordings - Television and Radio

Requests taken between 09.00 - 17.00

Requests for recordings should be made on the appropriate form (see below) giving full details of programme, channel, duration etc.

It is essential to give five days notice where possible. Last minute requests are possible to accommodate but should be avoided unless circumstances affect requirements.

The Media Services Team will make a single copy of a recording for use by the requestor, if any subsequent copies are made they are responsible for checking copyright is not breached and the cost of DVD's is not borne by the Media Services Team. Educational Recording Authority site

Note: due to licensing restrictions any Open University programmes requested by staff or students will be held in Media Services as loanable items.

To book an off air recording complete an off air recording request.


Requests for playback of AV material should be made to the Media Services Team, giving as much notice as possible.

Details should be given as to time, location and any special instructions will be required.


Loan AV equipment e.g. projectors, video cameras, laptops etc are available by arrangement with the Media Services Technicians. All equipment will be issued on your library card and are subject to a set loan period.


Recording facilities are available for lectures, seminars, observation and simulation sessions and colleagues should consult the Media Services Technicians for further information. Normally seven days notice is required.

Members of staff may also arrange the use of recording facilities for students working on projects, providing the work is carried out under the supervision of academic or technical staff.