Trove -- It's bigger on the inside...

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A brief introduction to Trove for the 2014 GovHack Data Jam, 3 June 2014.

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Trove -- It's bigger on the inside...

  1. 1. Trove Yes, it’s bigger on the inside…
  2. 2. A collection of collections
  3. 3. • Libraries • Archives • Museums • Galleries • Universities • Research organisations • Government agencies • Historical societies • & more Trove harvests metadata from hundreds of
  4. 4. Library holdings from around the country Where can I borrow this book?
  5. 5. Millions of images and objects I’m from the Museum of Victoria
  6. 6. The latest research from university repositories Probabilistic Human-Robot Information Fusion, PhD Sydney, 2008
  7. 7. More than 200,000 stories from Radio National All of AM, PM and The World Today from 1999 to now!
  8. 8. • CSIRO publications • Theatrical performances from AusStage • Legal opinions from the Attorney-General’s Dept • User-created lists & much more…
  9. 9. Mostly metadata except for…
  10. 10. More than 120 million newspaper articles!
  11. 11. • 127 million newspaper articles • 18 million books • 8 million images • 500,000 maps • 3 million sound & video • 35,000 lists 1 API }
  12. 12. Read the docs http://help.nla.gov.au/trove/building-with-trove Play with data http://troveconsole.herokuapp.com/

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