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Gary Roberts
Chronicling America
Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:22

Suddenly I'm having trouble with Chronicling America. Have they changed the system on this site?

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    • not that I'm awareDaniel Buck, Tue Apr 16 13:38
      Gary, Not that I'm aware. For some time, tho, when I click on my saved link, http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/pages/ I get an LofC "Not Found" message, but all I have to do is click the... more
      • Working linkJohn K., Wed Apr 17 09:23
        http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ works fine.
        • Missing linkGary Roberts, Wed Apr 17 12:22
          I must be having a senior moment. I can get to the site alright, but all I get is papers for 100 years ago today. I can't get from this point to the search function for other papers.
          • Re: Missing linkBob Cash, Wed Apr 17 16:50
            Gary, I have had the same problem when I was having connectivity issues. The rest of the page shows up but the search bar doesn't at all. It's not a senior moment. Is your computer running slow or... more
            • Sequestration?sharonc, Thu Apr 18 02:30
              I got into NARA, but a message at the bottom in small letters said the days and hours had been cut because of sequestration. Could this be a problem at LOC as well?
          • look for the "Advanced Search" linkDaniel Buck, Wed Apr 17 14:11
            Gary, If you click on http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ the page will show 100 years ago today, but above that on the same page will be several boxes, one of which says "Advanced Search," click on... more
            • Advanced SearchGary Roberts, Thu Apr 18 06:23
              The "Advanced Search" box is still not appearing. Perhaps it is a connectivity issue as Bob suggests. I'm at least glad I'm not imagining it. Thanks to all for the advice. I'll try to find an answer.
              • browser setting issue, perhapsDaniel Buck, Thu Apr 18 07:59
                Gary, Anything re computers is pretty much beyond my ken, but it could be a browser setting issue. Try different browsers. Dan
                • Success!Gary Roberts, Thu Apr 18 12:49
                  It was the browser. Thanks.
                  • greatDaniel Buck, Thu Apr 18 12:52
                    Gary, Don't get the idea I know anything about computers, heh, but when I'm in a similar pickle, my teckie always says, switch browsers & see what happens. Has something to do with browser settings.... more
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