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Cumulative index

Discussion in 'The Railway Magazine' started by RM Staff, Sep 13, 2007.

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Would you find a cumulative online index of The RM a useful feature?

  1. Yes

    3.2%
  2. No

    96.8%
  1. RM Staff

    RM Staff New Member

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    As per my comment on another thread, a poll to assess the level of interest of searching for features, articles etc in The Railway Magazine since 1897 via the internet.
     
  2. Diamond Gaz

    Diamond Gaz Well-Known Member

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    I've voted Yes, and what would be really good is if it was linked to a site where you could buy back issues / copies of the articles.
     
  3. Tracklayer

    Tracklayer Resident of Nat Pres

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    The important thing is that you send the printed ones out to me each year...

    In terms of an online index, a searchable database might be even more useful...
     
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    That's a really good idea, it would be very useful, perhaps the articles could be available to buy and download online?
     
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    NDTSDN Part of the furniture

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    A cumulative index would be good, so various articles can be sourced.

    I believe the NRM hold every issue of the Railway Magazine within their archives.
     
  6. stepney60

    stepney60 Nat Pres stalwart

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    As someone who never really pays much attention to the index (I just look through the magazines to find something if I need to) then I don't have an opinion, although an online version i can see could have its uses for others
     
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    green five Resident of Nat Pres

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    An excellent idea!
     
  8. RM Staff

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    Good point and it is something I will investigate.
     
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    How far back to back issues of the Railway Magazine go?
     
  10. RM Staff

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    As you enquiring about issues we still have for sale?

    We have rougly 3-4 years back issues, although some individual issues, November 05, November 06 and September 07 I know have sold out.

    If there are some particular issues you require, email me at chris_milner@ipcmedia.com and I will check what is available, and give you a price in P&P.

    Beyond 4 years, your best option is the second hand stalls at heritage lines, such as the Emporium at the Great Central, or maybe specialist booksellers such as Robert Humm.

    For reference, we have a full set from 1897 in the London office, so can photocopy specific articles.
     

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