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TROVE is a discovery tool providing ease-of-use functionality to find material in various formats published or held in Australia and elsewhere
New national Australian Discovery Service, providing access to printed, electronic, pictorial, newspaper, research, map, music & archival material.
Trove was designed to:
provide a single point of access to the resources of the deep web
facilitate access to a significantly greater range of resources from major sources, including selected digitised material freely available online
support searching of, and access to, full-text content
enhance ease of discovery by providing improved relevance ranking, refinement by facets, FRBR-like grouping of related items (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) and exploitation of thesauri
engage with communities and individuals through annotation services
ensure that relevant information is not missed in a search by reducing the need to search material-specific discovery services separately
provide a platform for niche services to query a vast resource of Australian metadata and adapt if for their own needs.
You can find information about resources collected by Australia's memory institutions, such as:
When you search Trove, each result may actually be a group of records. For example, all versions of "Possum Magic" by Mem Fox should be grouped together, so that only one appears in your results. When you click on this result, you will see a list of all the versions and editions in the group. This group can be referred to as a "work".
Trove provides integrated access to over 45 million items from a range of the National Library's collaborative services and from elsewhere.
Metadata (information about items) is pooled from Australian sources including:
and overseas sources including:
Text (the item itself) of