Tag Archives: Trove

National Library of Australia launches new and improved Trove, the digital collection of Australia

(27 Jun 2020) From the Canberran Times:  Canberrans will now have access to a new and improved treasure trove of information as the National Library launched its new program on Friday. More than 3000 Australians contributed to a new and improved Trove system, which was unveiled after four years of work. The federal government announced a […]


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Treasuring Trove: Why Australia’s digital heritage platform is so special

(26 October 2018)  Australians have a truly unique resource in the National Library’s Trove, and it needs to be protected The National Library of Australia’s Trove brings together freely available content from libraries, museums and archives, supporting online discovery of the country’s documentary heritage. Trove is also that rare beast: a digital heritage platform with […]


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To Be Continued

Discovering serialised fiction in Trove’s digitised newspapers (28 February 2018) Literary historian Katherine Bode describes how she and bibliographer Carol Hetherington used Trove to create a database of over 21,000 novels, novellas and short stories published in early Australian newspapers. This database enables anyone to read, explore, correct, add and export the fiction early Australians […]


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ORCID one year on in Australia

(31 May 2016) It’s been one year since Trove started working with ORCID. The ORCID site enables researchers to create a more complete overview of their work. You may remember from our previous blog, Spot the Blue Square that ORCID helps researchers claim the work they’ve written, the data sets they’ve created, the funding grants they’ve […]


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National Library of Australia makes 40,000 maps available for free download

(12 February 2016) Over the past three years the National Library of Australia has been working through replacement of its digital systems. In January this year the new delivery system for maps and other pictorial formats was launched, and added to people’s ability to use the materials. Nearly 40,000 maps from over 18,0000 catalogue records […]


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National Library of Australia invests in digital future

(26 September 2015) Under an innovative digital library program, the National Library of Australia (NLA) is redeveloping infrastructure to manage its huge digital collections and provide access to collections from hundreds of libraries across its network, reports Shahida Sweeney on the CIO website. The library is expanding its online and mobile services for Australian and […]


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Work of Australian Libraries and Archives

(21 July 2015) Yvonne Perkins appreciates Australian libraries and archives in her Stumbling Through the Past blog. Participants at the recent Global Digital Humanities conference will remember the prominent contributions of Australian historians, Tim Sherratt, Julia Torpey and Peter Read. But I also want to highlight the more low profile but no less important contribution of Australian cultural […]


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The top 25 of 2014

(11 February 2015) Cat kills giant stingray, death by poodle dog, 15 years of insomnia, very unfortunate accidents, big babies, autobiography of a parrot and a whole lot more which will bring a smile to your face, are in the Trove Top 25 for 2014. Suspend your disbelief while you enjoy the most popular stories […]


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Early Chinese newspapers from Australia

(19 February 2015) The National Library of Australia and its partner libraries have recently  digitised three Australian Chinese-language newspapers, making them available through Trove They are the Chinese Advertiser / English and Chinese Advertiser, the Chinese Australian Herald, and the Chinese Times. This follows on from the creation of an English-language index to another paper, […]


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15 million reasons to visit Trove

(8 December 2014) Today marks a milestone for Trove as it digitises its 15 millionth newspaper article. Titled For King and Country, the article first appeared in the December 8, 1917 edition of The St George Call, which was published weekly in Sydney’s Kogarah district from 1914 to 1924. NSLA launched the Australian Newspaper Digitisation […]


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Finding Australian theses

(23 January 2014) The Australasian Digital Theses Program database ceased operation in March 2011. The database server has been decomissioned, and the content of that database is searchable via the National Library of Australia’s Trove service. The National Library of Australia’s Trove is a free repository of Australian material, including almost a million Australian theses. Full […]


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The Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards

The 2012 ANZIA Awards recognizing excellence in businesses, organisations and individuals to the development and use of the Internet in Australia and New Zealand were presented at a gala dinner in Canberra on 10 October. The ANZIAs are a collaboration between the .au Domain Administration (auDA) and InternetNZ and are judged by an independent panel […]


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