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  1. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Fix the advanced searching

    Advanced searching doesn't work at all. This is ridiculous. I can't find what I am after because the search results are complete garbage!

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  7. Author search

    Hello,
    It would be very useful for readers to be able to search for articles written by a specific author. He is often indicated by a em dash in front of the name.
    Simply searching for the name of the author is not always a solution. I tried searching for articles written by Winston Churchill and had to seek the ones that are not just reporting about him.

    Best regards,
    Andrei Vasiliu, Târgoviște, Romania

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  8. Please be able to scroll up or down on pages

    I find it very annoying that now when I click on an article, it shows the newspaper page but when I zoom in it only zooms the center of the page and it can't be scrolled up or down.It then has to be downloaded and the highlighted section disappears.

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  9. 2 votes
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  10. Setting search options as personal defaults.

    Ideally, we should be able to set options for searching withouth having to reset every time we open up. As an historian I find it is frustrating that the default option is 'relevance' when 'date earliest' would be better. Recently, the website has taken to reverting to relevance at the drop of a hat which is frustrating in the extreme.

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  11. let me know if a specific date of a specific paper is available

    I look for weekly articles.
    if I cannot find by keyword I am prepared to scan the paper for my article.
    this is difficult if I do not know if the paper exists.
    how can I find out?

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  12. 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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  13. Correct OCR displaying the Long s as an f

    In the older newspapers its difficult to find keywords that include the letter s.

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  14. "Contact us" - 'Sorry! The page you were looking for was not found'

    I would like to make a complaint. However, when I try your "Contact us" - at the bottom of your page, I get: 'Sorry! The page you were looking for was not found'

    This is NOT good enough. I have a right to complain and have my complaint dealt with in person. Please contact me.

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  15. 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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  16. Search on file name

    After downloading the file is assigned a file number. It would be helpful to search using this number in order to get back to page on the site.

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  17. 2 votes
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  18. The ability to restrict a search to titles added in a specific period is unreliable.

    Some titles appear when an otherwise identical search is conducted in two or more distinct periods. (It may be that some titles are omitted but this cannot be tested by the user). The problem was first reported to you many months ago but remains as at 25 Sept.2017. Users should not be reliant on this search facility until you can advise the problem has been corrected.

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  19. Easier reporting of poorly transcribed titles from result page or item view page

    Example: ELrCUr.f{-Aiu-.iB.t 16. killed in action, aged 18 i*»:- i'i '.ii- .lohn Blubber lour .la<-k), K.L.R.. its . i • ..

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  20. Improve ordering of search results by date

    The ordering of search results by date seems very erratic. Each page of results seems to be in date order, but sometimes pages seem to be out of sequence, so that (if asking for 'Dates (earliest)' results) the results on page 5, say, are in fact from earlier sources than those on page 4. This makes it difficult to know that one has seen all the results up to a given date if conducting a search over several sessions.

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