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This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Film & Television Industries
This section lists resources for specific purposes.
Explore specialist statistical resources and market research reports.
• BARB (Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board)
Topline viewing figures for TV. Access to free content only.
• Box Office Mojo
fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery
Look at the weekend charts for box office information and statistics
Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union and its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions.
Provides a comprehensive collection of industry reports on very specific sectors in the UK as well as further specialist reports. Also covers industries globally, in the US, China, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
• Mintel Reports and Mintel Trends
Detailed market research reports on a range of UK sectors including: automotive; beauty and personal care; lifestyles; drink, food and foodservice; health and wellbeing; leisure; media; technology; and travel. Also includes access to Mintel Trends which provides evidence-backed insights on how today's consumer thinks, feels and acts.
Additional access instructions:
The first time you access will need need to tick the box to acknowledge you have read Mintel's permissions and prohibitions and then click Continue.
This website helps direct media academics, teachers and students to Ofcom documents and datasets. Their research covers media consumption, media literacy, news consumption, market developments, and public service broadcasters. Also includes information about Ofcom itself and how it is run.
• Statista: the portal for statistics
Access to more than a million statistics from many different sources. Useful for finding industrial, economic and consumer market statistical trends.
For off campus access use this link
• UK National Statistics: Publication Hub
Official statistics from the UK Government.
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