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Trove: More Than a Treasure? ALIA Conference Presentation 2010 Brisbane by Rose Holley
 

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Describes the innovative development of Trove at the National Library of Australia. Trove is a search engine for Australians about Australians. It contains 90 million items from over 1000 contributing ...

Describes the innovative development of Trove at the National Library of Australia. Trove is a search engine for Australians about Australians. It contains 90 million items from over 1000 contributing organisations.

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    Trove: More Than a Treasure? ALIA Conference Presentation 2010 Brisbane by Rose Holley Trove: More Than a Treasure? ALIA Conference Presentation 2010 Brisbane by Rose Holley Presentation Transcript

      • Rose Holley: Trove Manager
      • Resource Sharing and Innovation
      • National Library of Australia
      • ALIA Conference, Brisbane
      • 1-3 September 2010
      • Trove: More than a treasure?
      • How finding information just became easier
      [email_address]
    • NLA Strategic Directions 2009-2011
      • “ We will explore new models for creating and sharing information and for collecting materials, including supporting the creation of knowledge by our users . “
      • “ The changing expectations of users that they will not be passive receivers of information, but rather contributors and participants in information services.”
    • Content sources
      • Australian Collaborative Services
      • ANBD – 1000 libraries
      • Pandora - websites
      • ARO - Research
      • RAAM - Archives
      • Picture Australia
      • Australian Newspapers
      • Open sources
      • Open Library (Internet Archive)
      • Hathi Trust
      • OAISTER
      • Targets – websites
      • Amazon
      • Wikipedia
      • Google Books/Videos
      • Flickr
      90 million items
    • Methods of data collection
      • Libraries
      • Galleries
      • Museums
      • Archives
      • (Deep web hidden in collection databases…)
      • Open Archives Initiative (OAI)
      • Application Programmers Interface (API)
      • FTP/HTTP
      • Sitemaps
    • IT Development
      • The ‘art of with’ Charles Leadbeater
      • Not to people
      • Not for people
      • WITH PEOPLE (USERS)
      • Public feedback drives the development:
      • CRITICAL, RELEVANT, INTERESTING
    • browse groups/ zones Single search Restrict search
    • Refine/limit search results groups/zones results Get item
    • Grouping of versions Get options
    • Buy Add tag Add comment merge/split versions and works if incorrect
    • person information
    • minimise expand
    • Minimised zones
    • Context – Tools - Lists
    • Burke and Wills List
    • User generated content http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/37255844 By Nomad Tales
    • http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/37288101 Flexigel
    • http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper
    • Search or browse – date, state, title
    • Limit Results
    • Show activity in results RSS feeds
    • Interaction at article level
    • Fix text – power edit mode
    • Show all corrections
    • Hall of Fame Total of 17 million lines corrected July 2010
    • User profile Your settings and history
    • History
    • User Forum
    • 10,000 an hour
    • Trove activity in an average day August 2010: Searching peaks at 11,000 per hour, text correction at 9,000 lines per hour, average number of unique users per day is 10,000.
    • Family historians Librarians Recreational researchers students
    • Important
      • Connections
      • Linkages
      • Related
      • Context
      • Sharing
      • Re-purposing
      • Mashing
      • Adding
      • Giving users
      • Access to resources
      • Tools to do stuff
      • Freedom and choices
      • Ways to work collaboratively together
    • Trove: Future developments
        • Updating content – existing contributors
        • Expanding content – new contributors
        • Sharing content – API
        • Improving e-journal access and authentication
    • http://trove.nla.gov.au/general/marketing
    • Trove dependant on…
      • Collaboration across cultural heritage institutions (digitisation, storage, service delivery, crowdsourcing, standards).
      • Data sharing
      • Being ‘open’ e.g. OAI, API’s
      • Changing institutional strategic thinking from power/control to freedom
      • New ideas and revisiting old ideas
    • [email_address] Harriet Rubin Libraries need to think they are leading a mass movement, not just serving a clientele….. Charles Leadbeater Freedom is actually a bigger game than power. Power is about what you can control. Freedom is about what you can unleash…