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  1. Full list of newspapers (inc. non-digitized)

    A full list of the newspapers held at the BL (*not* just those digitized/available for online searching)

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    • Newspaper Suggestion

      Richmond and Twickenham Times?

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      • Bookmark tab

        Have a drop down or other menu on the bookmark tab to explain the delay.

        Right now I don;t know whether to cancel or save..?
        You 'Sign up page' has a spelling error.

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        • Save a single article

          I have been reading for a couple of years that you hope to make it possible to save a single article instead of a whole page but I haven’t seen any progress in providing this, are you actually going to provide this option? it is why I let my subscription lapse, I would rejoin if this was sorted.

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          • Other titles

            Southall Gazette, Middlesex Chronicle, anything Middlesex Thanks

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            • issues with search

              The Search Facility does not find words searched. I have had to individually search papers to find what I am looking for. The text I have looking for is in the papers but does not get found on a search.

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              • MORE TITLES COVERING 70'S & 80'S FOR THE MIDLANDS AND HOME COUNTIES

                More papers from the Home Counties and Midlands for the 70's and 80's from areas in Beds, Bucks, Herts, Northants, Leicestershire, Hampshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire.

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                • clear option to upgrade when renewing sub

                  allow for renewal upgrade through your account to ensure archive is not lost. At present only option is auto renew, but I don’t feel secure that that click leads to option of upgrade? It’s not clear as presented.

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                  • Stop the Stupid Drop Down Panels

                    I am paying to do research at the British Newspaper Archive. It's not a video game nor an entertainment for me.

                    I do not need to have a drop down panel repeatedly appearing, (especially over the menu bar), and suggesting that I "Search the archive"!

                    It's a nuisance! Or, do the people at the British Newspaper Archive not have the intelligence to realize it? It is not much better than to have some library worker interrupt people who are reading a book, "Would you like a book to read?" That idiot would be tossed out of a job, very soon;…

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                    • Moving bookmarks

                      Make it easy to move saved searches to other files

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                      • Thank you, and more please

                        More editions of Pearson's Weekly from 1911 onward please. :)

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                          • IMMEDIATELY REFUND UNAUTHORISED DEBIT OF £79.95

                            DELETE RECEIPT SBS12-634912013272029769 I DID NOT ORDER THIS. JOHN STEPHENS

                            I DID NOT AUTHORISE THIS PAYMENT. PLEASE REFUND FULLY OTHERWISE I WILL TAKE ACTION TO OBTAIN FULL REFUND. JCS.

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                            • Add the title Loyal Protestant And True Domestick Intelligence Newspaper Archives

                              Loyal Protestant And True Domestick Intelligence Newspaper

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                              • Include the "Hackney & Stoke Newington Recorder" in your collection.

                                nclude the "Hackney & Stoke Newington Recorder" in your collection.

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                                • defalut search to a region

                                  The ability to default the search to a region or county before starting a search. Lots of ancestors did not move around that much so why search the whole country

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                                  • Show how many matches from a search

                                    When you do a search, you get ten results on the page and at the bottom links to four pages. But you have no idea if there is one more page or a hundred more pages.

                                    It would be good to have an idea how many matches there are.

                                    Also to be able to navigate direct to one of those pages especially when leaving a search overnight.

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                                    • Reporter (Selkirk) wrongly described as a Cork newspaper in summary

                                      As above. The description of the newspaper is wrong.

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                                      • 1898

                                        Liverpool lancashire papers for April and May 1898.

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                                        • academic citations

                                          adding a citation button to help with citing your amazing newspaper

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