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  1. Daily indication of latest additions

    It would be useful to show every day which years have been added or expanded the previous night, perhaps simply by showing the relevant year date in bold.

    25 votes
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  2. Ability to sort saved bookmark folders

    The feature allowing search results to be sorted by publication date instead of 'relevance' is very useful. It would also be extremely useful if there was the same option to sort our saved/bookmarked items into publication date order. At present it seems they are sorted by the time the user saved them, which is usually fairly arbitrary. Other sorting orders (like by publication title) might also be helpful.

    23 votes
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  3. Stoke sentinel

    Stoke Sentinel please update this far too much emphasis on appeasing Irish newspapers on this site, they only make up a small part of Britain

    23 votes
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  4. This layout is impossible to use

    I CANNOT USE THIS LAYOUT FOR MY RESEARCH- IT IS IMPOSSIBLE. WHY CHANGE SOMETHING THAT IS WORKING WELL.

    22 votes
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  5. Start adding the papers the public are voting for

    You do a great job of covering the lengths and depths of this island but I cannot see the reasoning behind some of your nominated papers whilst overlooking major and popular papers from large industrial cities and districts which offer so much history and stories to tell, whilst not saying London or Manchester papers are more worthy than small villages in Scotland surely the public votes for certain papers should be deemed worth enough of being added

    21 votes
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  6. Make your site available via local libraries and University’s

    How about adding your site to local libraries and institutions this way you spread your good word and it makes it more available to people, students etc far and wide.

    17 votes
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  7. Please make zoomed page movable after zooming in.

    when you zoom into scan, cannot view whole page

    16 votes
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  8. Not more Middlesex?

    Tiresome
    Unimaginative
    And considering lots of areas are currently underdeveloped ie Yorkshire, South Wales and South West, South Coast, East London and East Mids is a smack in the face to many loyal subscribers!!

    15 votes
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  9. Let customers know which papers can be obtained and which

    Are out of reach due to
    Copywrite, loss of years or poor quality microfilms available or any other issues which may result in certain papers not being acquired.

    Could be important for
    Votes to know which papers have a good chance of being added.

    15 votes
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  10. 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

    14 votes
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  11. Not back to square one

    Back to where you were on a results page rather than to top

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  12. Subscription renewals

    A decent way of renewing subscriptions, as you have a failed and useless system at present.

    13 votes
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    The idea of making the number of days left on your subscription is a great one and we will add it to the list. Val – when a subscription renewal fails, it is usually because the card you used has expired and you’ve been issued with a new one. Get in touch with Customer Support for help adding a new card. We will look at adding a facility for you to add a new card yourself in future.

  13. What have you against non Irish or Middlesex based papers?

    Please seek to rectify this I cannot be the only one who is agitated by the lack of progress show towards other regions?

    13 votes
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  14. 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.

    13 votes
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  15. 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.

    13 votes
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  16. 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.

    13 votes
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  17. Too many Scottish titles and little else presently

    I’m all for covering every region but not at the expense of ignoring whole regions is it not possible to add titles from Yorkshire, Wales, East Anglia, Manchester, Midlands as well as your Scottish ones it’s very frustrating playing the waiting game

    12 votes
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  18. Poor Page Quality

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

    12 votes
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  19. return from search

    After I have viewed a page selected from the search results and I select “back to results”, it takes me to the top of the page of the search results. Then I have to rework my way through the results to find where I was. It would be far better for it to take me back to where I was in the search results list before selecting that last page for viewing.

    12 votes
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  20. 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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