November 27, 2020

The National Library of Australia’s Trove Discovery Service Celebrates Five Years Online

Happy 5th to a wonderful and constantly improving web-based research tool. Kudos on a job well done and continued success.

From the ABC:

The Trove website was developed by the National Library of Australia in Canberra to bring together material such as digitised newspapers, photos and documents in a searchable format.

Manager Tim Sherratt said about 70,000 people use the Trove website each day.

“We say that Trove is a discovery service, but it is actually more than that,” he said.

“Trove brings together online the holdings of a wide variety of libraries, archives, museums, universities, research agencies and government departments, and helps people find the resources and use them.

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Btw, Trove is closing in on providing access to 15 million digitized newspaper pages.

See Also: The Trove homepage captured on November 11, 2009

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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