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  1. Preston Guardian

    Preston Guardian ran for over 100 years covering the Central Lancashire area.

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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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        • Where is the Shibboleth/Athens sign in page?

          Where is the Shibboleth/Athens sign in page?

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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.

                    13 votes
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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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                      • Allow searching for items on a specific date across a range of years

                        Allow searching for items on a specific date (e.g. April 1st, Christmas Day etc.) or a range of dates (e.g. Jan 1-Jan 31), in conjunction with the existing year filters.

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                        • screen grabs

                          i often do a screen grab of the article i want after i have saved a page. would be good to be able to add the heading so i didnt have to wrte title of paper and date separately

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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

                              5 votes
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                              • Birmingham Weekly Post

                                Would it be possible to include Birmingham Weekly Post on the BNA website?
                                My great-great grandmother wrote stories that were published in this paper!

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                                • Expose record metadata

                                  It would be great if BNA records could expose metadata using e.g. COinS, or Dublin Core via unAPI.

                                  This would make the BNA automatically compatible with citation managers like Mendeley, Zotero, and more.

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                                  • offer free access to people who provide correct transcriptions

                                    It makes sense to offer people free access for correct transcriptions

                                    8 votes
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                                    • 1 vote
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                                      • Easier use of BNA for academic referencing

                                        WHen you bookmark something into a folder, in its description include its full details for referencing, as as to make the BNA easier and more attractive for academic use.

                                        i.e.
                                        at the minute there is article name, then 'My notes', then published, then newspaper

                                        also have...

                                        Author, ‘Article title’, Newspaper/Magazine Title, Date, Section (if relevant), p. /pp. page/pages of article.

                                        Author and article title not overly important.

                                        Even aside from the above, when you bookmark an article the page number the saved article is on would be useful

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                                        • FIX BUGS

                                          STOP CHANGING FORMAT OF SITE. IT IS FULL OF BUGS AND I'M SICK OF WASTING MY MONEY ON IT

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