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We’ve upgraded! A radical improvement to the speed of your searches

Behind the scenes, we’re constantly improving the search engine that powers the website. At the beginning of December, we made a major upgrade to our search technology to make your searches faster. Our lead Search Engineer, Dr Boon Low, explains what we did and what it means for you. As The British Newspaper Archive’s lead search engineer, my job is to deliver the best search experience we can for our customers. It’s a complex job – every time a search

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Our technology upgrade is almost complete

Dear BNA customers, We wanted to give you an update on progress with our new system for publishing newspaper pages on the BNA website. At the start of June 2013, we started to make a large scale upgrade to the way that we publish newspapers on the site. This is to prepare The British Newspaper Archive for the next stage in its evolution: it improves the capacity of the publishing system and allows us to add more papers, more quickly.

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