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UK National Archives To Trial 12-Document Limit per Day for Visitors, as Academics Warn Research Could Be Affected

Posted by Jean-Yves on Jan 31, 2020
 

The UK National Archives have provoked outcry from academics by announcing a new trial restricting readers to 12 documents a day, despite concerns it may add “huge expense” to research.

Visitors have traditionally been able to browse as many documents as required from the vast repository in Kew, west London, which holds records spanning more than 1,000 years of British history.

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Don CATLING (doncatling)  

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4/2/20

They cant make money that way unless you order a copy.


That’s really sad!


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