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  1. Weather

    I'd love to be able to filter results by weather reports. I'm often trying to find what the weather might have been like on a specific day in a specific place - i.e was March 3rd 1922 war, cloudy, rainy, etc - so maybe results could be filtered to show just those columns and/or pages which have that weather info. It really helps give an extra touch of authenticity touch when writing up historic events. If it's possible to filter by advertisements, then why not weather?

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  2. Allow users to search by title from main search box

    Sometimes I search for a newspaper title in the search box like Dundee Courier. You should automatically pick up on this and forward me to the Dundee Courier browsing area instead of showing me instances when the name appears in a newspaper. That would be more useful

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  3. Get an OCR that actually works! Can't BNA figure that out?

    Replace your garbage OCR with something that actually works! A search for “Shower of Ants in Cambridgeshire” failed because the OCR rendered the text into this gibberish: "Pr.ov Lm CA A phenomenon lin jun occu rredat the • tars VM S orr A closet was &served to be peeling over, w anddeinis to bo eatoulatment of the villagers. It wee .eve to be auto and stattlar winged leant& Pe. pis and the grand snietheved with then, awl they swarmed in milli se. glory step taint .gushed hued ells of than."

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  4. Be able to only show article titles and dates without pictures or any content after a search

    Article titles with content and pictures take up too much space in some cases. By providing an option to only show titles and dates it would be easier to select out the most promising articles.

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  5. Add number of matches to summary

    It would be very useful to know how many matches within an article there are for the search criteria entered.

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  6. Re-Huddersfield Daily Chronicle

    Your detail for this newspaper cites an unknown publisher. The publisher and owner of this newspaper was Joseph Woodhead and Sons Huddersfield, owners and publishers of its parent newspaper The Huddersfield Examiner, 1st issued 06/09/1855, and which became The Huddersfield Daily Examiner on 28/01/1871. The first issue of the Hudds Daily Chronicle was on the following Monday morning 30/01/1871. My Father worked for the Woodheads for 37 years, mostly as Sports Editor

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  8. Want to be able to correct OCR text in FMP

    Ability to correct text from within find my past

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  9. Improved subject/person indexing

    Improved indexing of subjects / prople in pages/editions

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  10. Better Drop Down Menus

    Better drop down years. If you put 1914 in the first drop down menus the system should default to 1914 in the second

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  13. Missing Pages in Bristol Mercury of October of 1835

    Something is quite wrong with the scans of the pages of the Bristol Mercury of October of 1835. Many are missing, and what is displayed does not necessarily match the page. How can one side of a page be digitized, and its reverse side is simply missing? I could understand if a sheet was missing, that both if its sides may be lost; but, one side digitized, and the other side isn't there? October 3, (3 pages); October 10, (2 pages, and page 1, shown, doesn't match the content for page 1); October 7, (2 pages); October 24, (3 pages);…

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  14. Sort by length

    I'd like to be able to sort not only by relevance or date but by length. When I am looking for the press coverage of an event, I am interested to find not those three-liners but the most comprehensive article I can get.

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  15. I want to stop my trial period with the Archive.

    Good Morning I want to CANCEL my link to the British Newspaper Archive. I joined for a trial, but no longer wish to use it. PLEASE pass this on to the relevant assistant. Thank you.

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  16. Missing Pages in Suffolk Chronicle of October of 1856

    Is there some reason why only five pages, (out of four pages, and two pages of the Supplement), have been digitized? It is obvious that the missing pages exist, (as the edge of it can be seen on another scan, and the whole other side has been scanned), but these missing pages are not included?

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  17. window 8

    It seems that I cannot load the text when using Windows 8. I can only download who pdf pages which I have to manually transpose into useable text. There will be more and more people using this operating this system. How about updating for us?

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  18. Make it easier to see and read

    How the heck are you suppose to read this. The print is way to small. And if you try to enlarge it. Well forget it. I was extremely excited to be able to get articles on my family even if I pay $15.00 each month. This will be my last if I can't even read it.

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  19. free pages

    I have not yet signed up as a paying customer. I am interested in looking at the images in The Graphic.

    In order to test the system, I wish to use the free 3 pages to check the resources for the resolution, colour etc. Past digitisation (especially from microfilm) of newspapers has been abysmal and not worth paying for. I therefore searched for known images. They came up, but when I tried to download the "free" page, it directed me to the payment page.

    How do I get a free page that can convince me that the quality of images…

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  20. Search ability

    posted on f/b " by joining The National Library of Australia, we can access through reciprocal rights - to the British Library Newspaper site for free. " Q is that BNA? My response " I wondered that too so looked Judy's Mr J Benstead post up on bna - no results. Just in case went to home page and looked up Cambridge Independent Press - result over 1m entries - whittled down to exact date, just 5 entries and searched each article text - that was how I found it" No sure why this happened but perhaps you can find…

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