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Navigating through the Index Entry in Context page.

Help: Index Entry in Context

The Index Entry in Context page in any database enables you to view the entries retrieved by your search as they appear in their original context in The Official Index to The Times, Palmer's Index to The Times or The Historical Index to The New York Times. From the Index Entry in Context page, you can use the Toolbar to refine your original search, to open a context-sensitive Help page and to consult general information about Historical Newspapers.

You can access the Index Entry in Context page clicking the hyperlink "context" in the Index Entries Selected page.

The Index Entry in Context page allows you to look through the section of The Official Index to The Times, Palmer's Index to The Times or The Historical Index to The New York Times surrounding the entries retrieved by your search. This is useful for finding entries which may be related to your search term, even though they do not contain it.

Each entry in the Index Entry in Context page contains the following information:

In addition, if the search executed was a Keyword search, the hit icon Hit icon will precede each instance of the word in the Index Entry in Context page. You can move directly to the first instance of the word you have searched for by clicking the First Hit hyperlink at the top of the page.

The Index Entry in Context page is downloaded 100 entries at a time. To view the section of the index preceding or following the current section, click the Back in Index or Forward in Index hyperlinks respectively.

From the Index Entry in Context page, you can also:

You need to be aware that there were sometimes as many as 7 editions of the newspaper, and so there will occasionally be alternative pages and column references. For a more detailed explanation of this, see the Index Entries Selected page.


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