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Thread #153041   Message #3582007
Posted By: GUEST,Derek Schofield
06-Dec-13 - 07:59 AM
Thread Name: Tech: trouble with the 'Full English' Website
Subject: RE: Tech: trouble with the 'Full English' Website
I offer the following information in order to dispel some of the inaccuracies in this thread and suggest what people should do if they encounter a problem with The Full English.

The initial query should, of course, have referred to The FULL English, not NEW English.
The actual name of the Library (and the composer and song collector) is Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (not Vaughn).
the Library is owned by the English Folk Dance and Song Society, not English Folk Song and Dance Society. Hence EFDSS not EFSDS.
A Google search for VWML brings up as the first site in the search.
In November, there were 18,000 page views by just under 3000 people. I have no idea where John in Kansas gets his figures from.
If users have an issue with access or with using the online digital archive, then there are online guides and people should contact the Library (
The site was down for a day earlier this week. It happens. Mudcat has been offline several times in the last month. It happens.