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  1. numbers of articles

    It would be most helpful to have some kind of running total of the numbers of articles consulted/saved

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  2. Include all available pages in search

    In the refibe search > date panel some dates are not shown for some newspapers. However, the papers exist in the archive as they can be accessed by typing in the date and page number in the address bar. However, accessing the pages this way means it is not possible to download the pdf. Can you include all dates of available papers in the refine search section or allow downlaoding of papges acessed by typing date into address bar.

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  3. Allow restricting search to particular days of the week

    Restrict search to days of the week eg Monday so it would return Saturday football results.

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  4. Search "Edit Article Text" and "Show Article Text"

    Provide a search function in the "Edit Article Text" and in the "Show Article Text" so you can find the text you are interested in. This is especially needed on long articles as it it often difficult to find the text that you require.

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  5. Search improvement

    Better search selection. When selecting either a Publication place or title then restrict the Publication year to the dates that have been uploaded for the selected publication. Thus you should only be able to search in the appropriate range of a run of papers rather than searching and getting no results and wondering if it is the search term that is not located or if there is no papers in the area.

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  6. Selecting Dates

    Make it easier to go to a required year rather than having to scroll through all years, and set the 'To' year for the publication date to the year specified in 'From' field thus reduce the amount of scrolling needed.

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  7. Better OCR

    Improve your character-recognition software: it really needs to recognise a long 's' .

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  8. Gaps in runs

    Flag any missing editions (gaps in the collection) when you search a run of dates of a particular paper.

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  9. RSS feed for search terms

    An RSS feed for search terms, such as exists on the Australian Trove website, would be very useful. If it existed, I'd be notified automatically when new content appears which is relevant to my interests.

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  10. I am looking for a relatives death in 1962, but all I can do is remove the years from 1950-1999.

    Why can't I get into the 1960's archives. All it will allow me to do is remove the years from 1950-1999.

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  11. Search button

    "Save this search" button is more prominent than the "search" button. This means more searches than intended are saved. An "Unsave searches" option might help.

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  12. Hastings & St Leonards Observer

    Please can we have the entire copy of each edition of the Hastings & St Leonards Observer. I am a paid up user and am researching suffragettes in Hastings. However, the site only seems to have the first 4 pages of the editions (1870-1914) that I am looking at.

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  13. Can't find saved searches

    Every time I come into BNA I can't access my saved searches - this faetures needs to be much easier to access

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  14. Allow name search for names ending in 's' without it being assumed to be plural

    There needs to be some mechanism to allow names that end in 's' to be searched without it being assumed it is the plural of that word. I have been searching for 'Lunds', a place in Yorkshire, but it always includes the word 'Lund' even with quotation marks. Allowing a search for names ending in 's' would dramatically reduce the number of results and speed up a search.

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  15. ease of use

    I have ha a subscription to this for several years. Now that you have "improved" it, I can't find anything.

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  16. The addition of an option to refine a search by page number

    The addition of an option to refine a search by page number.

    This would be of great assistance in refining search results when the information sought is always found on a give page of a given newspaper.
    For instance, the local newspaper I view the most has only four pages with the local news I am interested being almost always found on the back/fourth page. And I'm sure it would be of assistance in others ways for other users too.

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  17. How can you search for articles in saved items

    I have found lots of useful articles but when I save the paper to my Saved items when I go back to the paper the specific article is no longer highlighted. I can't find the articles. How can I search for a term again in the saved papers. It makes all the searching I did a waste of time and I have to do it all again?

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  18. Jump to next/previous instance of search term within a page

    Provide a next/previous buttons to enable to skip from an occurrence of a search term in a page to the next/previous occurrence of the search term. The move would focus on the search term and size to display just the column involved and a few lines around the search term.

    This will be very useful on images where most of the page is part of a single article.

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  19. 3 votes
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  20. After displaying (or downloading) a page , can that and the other pages seen be marked as such when returning to the results page.

    After displaying (or downloading) a page , can that and the other pages seen be marked as such when returning to the results page.

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