Explore like never before… an introduction to Trove

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An overview of a new service called Trove (as in Treasure Trove). The service was released at the end of 2009 by the National Library of Australia. It is a free search service. Our aim is to make …

An overview of a new service called Trove (as in Treasure Trove). The service was released at the end of 2009 by the National Library of Australia. It is a free search service. Our aim is to make finding and getting information easier. The Trove service searches across a rich data repository which currently contains 90 million items from over 1000 Australian libraries and other organisations, and it’s growing in size.

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  • 1.
    • Debbie Campbell
    • Director, Collaborative Services
    • 2 June 2010
    Explore Like Never Before…… Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5Australia Licence
  • 2.
  • 3. Content sources
    • Australian Collaborative Services
    • ANBD – 1000 libraries
    • PANDORA - websites
    • ARO - research
    • RAAM - archives
    • Picture Australia
    • Australian Newspapers
    • Music Australia
    • Australia Dancing
    • Open sources
    • Open Library (Internet Archive)
    • Hathi Trust
    • OAISTER
    • Targets – websites
    • Amazon
    • Wikipedia
    • Google Books
    • YouTube
  • 4. browse groups/ zones Single search Restrict search
  • 5. Refine/limit search results groups/zones results Get item /result?q=mike+rann
  • 6. Portrait of Mike Rann, M.P. taken at the Constitutional Convention, Canberra, February 2-13, 1998 Loui Seselja http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/32637498
  • 7. http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-639514
  • 8.  
  • 9. http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-639514
  • 10. http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-463777
  • 11.  
  • 12. Grouping of versions Get options
  • 13. Buy Add tag Add comment merge/split versions and works if incorrect
  • 14. minimise expand
  • 15. Minimised zones
  • 16.  
  • 17. Limit using facet
  • 18. User profile Your settings and history
  • 19.  
  • 20.  
  • 21.
  • 22. Investigation of this kind is original In the best sense; it not only produces a sub- stantive addition to" our stock of know- ledge, but gives the student invaluable training in the art of collecting and ar- ranging his material. Adelaide, alone among Australian universities, has a speci- fic endowment for such research, and it has borne good fruit; here is au opening for the generosity of benefactors in other States. _____
  • 23. South Australian newspapers in Trove
    • the overall picture for all states is at: nla.gov.au/ndp/selected_newspapers/
    •  
    • the list at titles coming soon is at ww.nla.gov.au/ndp/selected_newspapers/Future_Titles.html
    • and includes the following South Australian titles:
    •  
    • In 2010,
    • South Australian Advertiser 1862 - 1931
    • South Australian Register 1847 - 1931
    •  
    • In 2011,
    • Burra Record 1878 - 1954
    • The Mail 1912 - 1954
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        • You can read more about the processes involved in our Behind The Scenes blog at http://blogs.nla.gov.au/behind-the-scenes/author/dong/ .
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    Colonial Times (Hobart, Tas. : 1828-1857) Tuesday 8 September 1840 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8751048
  • 24.
  • 25. finding information just got easier.....
  • 26.
  • 27. Only as good as the data within
  • 28. trove.nla.gov.au/system/stats?env=prod#links
  • 29. Future developments
      • Expanding content with new and existing contributors
      • Continued integration of existing services
      • New and refined features
  • 30.
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article14849217
  • 31. Social inclusion
      • Contribute photographs – through Flickr
      • www.pictureaustralia.org/contribute/individual.html
      • Correct newspaper text – read history
      • http://trove.nla.gov.au/general/faq#contribute
      • ABC Pool – share content
      • http://pool.org.au and ABC Open www.abc.net.au/open/
      • Develop guides – share workload
      • http://trove.nla.gov.au/list/
      • Let us know - experiences
      • Journal of the Australian School Library Association - Olivia Neilson http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/5366171
  • 32.
    Questions?