Frequently Asked Questions

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When I search for keywords, I get a lot of hits but can’t tell where they are on the page.  How can I see keyword highlighting?

We publish many items as PDF files, however keyword highlighting may not show up in some browsers. Please see the “Help With PDF Documents” for more information.

When I’m looking at an item on DigitalNC, how do I get back to the collection home page?

In the item description below the viewing window, look for the terms that are followed by an arrow icon — these will take you back to the appropriate collection or exhibit home pages. Here’s an example from an issue of the Fayetteville Observer from 1860:

How to get to the collection home