A digital research infrastructure for the study of audio- and audiovisual materials is an online platform where university researchers, teachers and students have access to a huge archive of Danish radio and television programmes from the State Media Archive.

With access to millions of programs and affiliated OCR-scanned PDF-files from 1925 and onwards, users can explore the source material and use it in relation to research, teaching, presentations, exams, student projects etc. Read in further detail what you can find in here. is not only a digital archive for radio and television. It also offers various search tools and is a workspace for cooperation in research and teaching. Users can organise, annotate and save collections of digital objects from the archives. They can link directly to the files, share collections with other (groups of) users and add new information to the data so the workspace is collectively enriched.






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Gaining access

Users can access through their institutional WAYF-login, if the institution has a license. Every Internet user without login can use the search tools and see the metadata, but is not able to stream or open the files. is regularly improved and updated with new material. The platform has been through extensive changes through 2015 and a new manual and tutorials have been added in 2016/2017 and are being updated continuously as the platform improves. Workshops are held when requested.



Getting in touch

If you have problems in relation to the use of, you can contact help desk directly from the platform by clicking on ‘Kontakt’ (contact). You are also welcome to send an e-mail to Janne Nielsen.




Questions, comments and feedback?

Or do you want to join the community?

Then get in touch with head of, Janne Nielsen, at

Mediestream – a digital archive with audiovisual content and newspapers

Mediestream is a digital archive for large collections of Danish newspapers, radio and TV programs as well as commercials.

Free access to Mediestream is provided from a number of PCs at the State and University Library, the Royal Library and the Danish Film Institute. Users from higher educational institutions with a license have free online access to the radio and TV programs and commercials when logging in trough WAYF. See further details on access.



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Last modified: March 11, 2019