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  1. 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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      • lists of newspapers

        it would be great to be able to have a downloadable version of the list of newspapers available digitally at a particular point. That way, I can keep track of how comprehensive my search was at the time I conducted it - making it easier to report on the limitations of my search.
        I mean the list here - https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/titles I've just spent some time taking screenshots of the full list! (around 40 separate screenshots!)

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        • Subscription Upgrade

          Need ability to upgrade subscription online.

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          • Allow changing page in fullscreen

            Currently, when looking through an issue of a publication, it is a process (once the issue is found) of: click on page, click fullscreen, go back to standard screen; select another page, click fullscreen, go back to standard screen; and so on.
            This could be: click on first page, click fullscreen, click or scroll to next page.

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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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                • This is one of the most awkward frustratiing sites Ihave ever used.

                  Why can you not simply type in a Title of a Paper and a date and get that paper ? Simple.

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                  • Facility to view blue highlighted searched-for text on downloaded images

                    It would be helpful to be able to easily find - in a downloaded image - the text/words searched for originally. Once a document is downloaded, there is no means of "re-searching" for the particular text.

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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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                              • Download a full newspaper

                                Could you make it possible to download a complete edition of a newspaper in one go rather than having to download each individual page?

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                                • Download a full newspaper

                                  Could you make it possible to download a complete edition of a newspaper in one go rather than having to download each individual page?

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                                  • Title extension of coverage

                                    Could we have later versions of The Hull Daily Mail - currently stops at 1950

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                                    • 1 vote
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                                      • Be able to re-arrange bookmarks chronologically

                                        Be able to re-arrange bookmarks chronologically

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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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