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  1. Zooming feature

    I've just rejoined after a couple of years away... maybe it's because I am using Chrome now but when I zoom in to read a highlighted result, I cannot move the page around so the highlight if off the screen... I do not want to have to make a pdf of every result, however tangential to my research! Maybe there should be arrows/ + and - signs, for zooming/navigating a page that are not appearing on my screen? I am having a similar issue on ancestry so it maybe a browser issue

    36 votes
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  2. A Timeline, simple base line of world/UK event dates occurring at, or near the atricle date

    Place the articles in some kind of timeline, a simple baseline graph idea would help I suppose. I don't have a plan but whenever I find an article concerning an ancestor it would help to picture the time he was living in - who was on the throne, world action concerning Britain etc.

    6 votes
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  3. Highlighted articles

    I'd like to be able to download and/or print a page that highlights articles of interest as they appear on the screen.

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  4. rewards for repairing OCR efforts

    a reward system for repairing defective OCR results

    7 votes
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  5. Reporting errors to you

    An easier way to report errors to you. I've found pages that won't open, the OCR being nearly non existent, the OCR covering a different article on another page, the OCR not opening. When I have reported these errors in the past all I receive back is a standard reply regarding the OCR will have errors and not responding to my specific point.

    37 votes
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  6. Publication issue

    Provide the issue number of the publication in the header information.

    2 votes
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  7. Poor Page Quality

    Ability to flag scan quality issues with some pages and get them rectified.

    22 votes
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  8. Academic Citation

    The BNA has become an invaluable tool for researchers. I'd like the ability to download a citation of the records in the common formats MLA, Chicago etc.Your database is likely to contain the required information such as source, date, page number and so on. Is there any chance of such a facility being added?

    65 votes
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  9. Next/previous day

    Provide a forward/backward button when viewing a page so that you can skip to the same page in the next/previous day of the same publication

    11 votes
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  10. Improve viewer layout to make it easier to navigate

    I prefer the page layout used by Gale News Vault. It makes it much easier to scroll through a news article. The default window in BNA is too small, and changing to full page view makes it very difficult to navigate the page.

    80 votes
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  11. Translate Welsh into English facility.

    A translation facility to translate Welsh language newspaper articles etc into English.

    George Middlehurst

    2 votes
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  12. Combining BNA & FMP subscriptions

    i have findmypast but choose to subscribe separately to the bna as it offers a much better search but why should i pay twice why not link thro to the bna site so we can do our own search within the fmp subscription?

    30 votes
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  13. Make it easier to download OR print just the article needed and not the whole page.

    Make it easier to download just the article needed and not the whole page. See the NLA's TROVE site for example.

    139 votes
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  14. completed runs & dates / better visibility of what is online

    Let us know in an easily found format the entire run of a paper or journal held in the National Archive and when it has all been copied and put on line.

    59 votes
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  15. Future Publication Schedule

    How about posting a schedule of proposed releases of newspapers. I check the site most days for the areas of the country I am most interested in but a prior announcement of forthcoming newspapers would be useful.

    72 votes
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