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How can we improve The British Newspaper Archive?

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  1. Add whole regions one by one

    Would take time but for example you could spend a month uploading London papers, or East Midlands, South Wales, Lancashire etc

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    • More Midlands papers, Derby Telegraph, Nottingham Post, Stoke Sentinel, Leicester Mercury etc etc

      Would like to see more expansion into the midlands regions so many diverse and large cities to be explored

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      • Extra paper for N Irealnd

        Mid Ulster Observor paper please

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        • Newspaper idea

          Stoke Sentinel 1950s-2000s unleash the Pandora’s box of goodies

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          • 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

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            • Subscription Upgrade

              Need ability to upgrade subscription online.

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              • Was looking for The Daily News and Leader but found nothing

                Was looking for The Daily News and Leader but found nothing

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                • 6 Month Sub.

                  6 Month subscription option. Covers the winter months in one go.

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                  • More Stamford Mercury

                    Extend the coverage of the Stamford Mercury to include 20th century issues beyond WW1

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                    • Correction of OCR text by Download to MS Word or similar

                      I suggest that you allow the downloading of the OCR text to our computers so that we can manipulate the text in our word processor software. Editing the text would require a image reference and an uneditable original text. The original and edited text then can be uploaded to a holding location for validation before amendment. I tried using the previous editing system and it was pretty dire.

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                        • Falkirk Herald

                          More editions of the Falkirk Herald - post 1955.

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                          • Please think about digitising the Nelson (Lancashire) Leader

                            Would love to see copies of the Nelson (Lancashire) Leader digitised

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                              • 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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