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Re: "PAPERS PAST" Update Part IV
« Reply #18 on: Tuesday 24 November 15 20:47 GMT (UK) »
Thanks - keep up the good work

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Calvert Dobson Metcalfe;  Otago, Yorkshire
Johns Blewett;   Bendigo, Cornwall
Turnbull Hempseed Matheson;  Otago, Bendigo, Lothian
Butterfield;   NZ, Yorkshire
Brewer Tothill;   NZ, Gloucester London
Klee;   Canterbury, London, Hanover
Cutler;   Fordingbridge Hampshire
Hill ;  Taranaki
Gordon Dunn;   Otaki Wellington
Anderson;   Canterbury Tyrone

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Re: "PAPERS PAST" Update Part IV
« Reply #19 on: Tuesday 15 December 15 18:33 GMT (UK) »
To keep us occupied over the holidays........

Latest additions to Papers Past (December 2015):

Aotearoa : he Nupepa ma nga Tangata Maori (1892)
Aotearoa, or the Maori Recorder (1861-1862)
Cromwell Argus (1869-1920)
Dunstan Times (1866-1948)
Kopara (1913-1921)
Lake County Mail (1947-1948)
Lake County Press (1872-1928)
Lake Wakatip Mail (1921-1947)
Maori Record : a journal devoted to the advancement of the Maori people (1904-1907)
Mt Benger Mail (1921-1941)
Pipiwharauroa (1898-1913)
Press (1936-1945)
Star (1918-1920)
Toa Takitini (1921-1932)



A big thank you to the team and a happy festive season to all.


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HAMMOND, Cainham/Caynham, Shropshire, U.K. Otago-NZ.
GALBRAITH, Ireland, Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Kensington-London, U.K.
GRANT, Sct., Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Vancouver, Canada.
GLASS, Aberdeenshire, Otago-NZ.
CAIRNEY/CARNEY/KEARNEY/Ireland, Airdrie, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
O'BRIEN Mary Ann, Limerick, Otago-NZ.
NICOL(L) James, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
SCOTT Thomas, Shetland, Otago-NZ.
MCHARDY/MCHARDIE Euphemia, Scotland, Otago-NZ.

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Re: "PAPERS PAST" Update Part IV
« Reply #20 on: Tuesday 15 December 15 18:42 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Minnie, Santa decided to deliver our reading material early :D   

Merry xmas to PP and team, and look forward to the New Years goodies.


Cheers
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Re: "PAPERS PAST" Update Part IV
« Reply #21 on: Tuesday 29 December 15 22:30 GMT (UK) »
Cool one, more reading to do :D
Purcell, - Limerick - Ireland,Australia, Westland, NZ
Coppell  - England 1734 to now, New Zealand - 1853 to now
Buckby - England, Australia, New Zealand - 1630 to now
Smith New Zealand
Parker -England - New Zealand  - 1800 to now
Lilley,Lillie, Lilly  - England -New Zealand - 1800 to now
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Re: "PAPERS PAST" Update Part IV
« Reply #22 on: Thursday 03 March 16 02:12 GMT (UK) »
Hi folks! We've just made a beta version of an updated Papers Past site publicly available.

It puts in place some of the technologies and processes we need to deliver new content, new content types, and bring new features to the service. This beta is a stepping stone that can potentially get us to the promised land of text corrections, but please note that we haven't enabled this in the beta.

We welcome any and all feedback you may have, either here or via the rather fancy feedback tool we're using on the new site.

Enjoy!

https://beta.paperspast.natlib.govt.nz


 

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Re: "PAPERS PAST" Update Part IV
« Reply #23 on: Thursday 03 March 16 02:19 GMT (UK) »
Oh wow,thank you,off for a look,

Cheers Janette

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Re: "PAPERS PAST" Update Part IV
« Reply #24 on: Thursday 03 March 16 02:30 GMT (UK) »
Thanks PP.   I am sure it will be wonderful, off to have a gander.


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KHP
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Re: "PAPERS PAST" Update Part IV
« Reply #25 on: Thursday 03 March 16 03:26 GMT (UK) »
Thank you!  Me too!
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Re: "PAPERS PAST" Update Part IV
« Reply #26 on: Friday 04 March 16 01:07 GMT (UK) »
Hi folks, just a quick update.

Beta seems to be mostly working, although search term highlighting is sometimes intermittent, so we're investigating that.

We've been getting some very useful feedback, but some people have been asking us questions but then not leaving any contact details! So, here are a few quick answers to some things you might have noticed or not spotted, that have come up a few times in feedback on the new site.

Search Previews:
Just above your lists of search results, to the right, is the "Show preview" button. I recommend using this unless you have a slow connection.

Highlighting:
This works great for some people, not at all for other people, and intermittently for some people...sigh. We're working on it, we might have an updated version of this on the site by the middle of next week (that's my guesstimate).

Copyright:
Some feedback querying why some items (eg 1900's newspaper articles) are (probably) out of copyright, but still have copyright statements - correct, this is not an error. Sometimes those items from eg 1901 may still be covered by someone's copyright, hence a statement that provides some guidance on use is relevant.

Results consisting of just a headline:
Yup, we have lots of this on the current Papers Past site as well as the beta - in these cases, use the link near the top of the page labelled "Page 2" (or "Page 4", or whatever the page happens to be) to get a view of the arrangement of the whole page, this will let you find the text associated with the headline and click on it.

That's all for now - if any of you good folks have thoughts/tips/feedback, let me know!