I made a little app to help you create shareable links to things in RecordSearch (the National Archive of Australia db): recordsearch-links.glitch.me/

Just in time for , I’ve given the Trove API Console a major overhaul. It’s been updated for the latest API versions and has MANY MANY more examples. Explore all the data you can get from @TroveAustralia! troveconsole.herokuapp.com/

Ok, so do you want to make your own ‘scissors & paste’ messages using words from @TroveAustralia newspaper articles? Go to the notebook in & click on ‘Run live on Binder in Appmode’. glam-workbench.github.io/trove

Another update! The Trove Harvester will now download both newspaper and gazette articles in bulk. You can optionally include full text, and save copies of the articles as images and PDFs. glam-workbench.github.io/trove

Interested in using web archives in your research? Join us on 5/6 August for a free @netpreserve webinar introducing the tools and examples available in the new section of the . There are two timeslots to cover multiple timezones: www.eventbrite.com/e/iipc-rs…... updates.timsherratt.org/2020/0

Introducing a brand new section of the , exploring the @MuseumsVictoria collection API. Harvest species records, display random images, and download ALL THE ANTECHINUSES! glam-workbench.github.io/museu

New additions to the @TroveAustralia books section of the – word frequency examples with OCRd text from digitised books, and a random recipe generator powered by a 19th C cook book! glam-workbench.github.io/trove

With the recent changes to @TroveAustralia, the Australian Women’s Weekly cover browser was retired. As a low-tech alternative, I’ve harvested all the cover images from the Women’s Weekly and saved them into PDFs for easy browsing, one for each decade. There are 2,566 images from 1933 t... updates.timsherratt.org/2020/0

The Trove books section of the has been updated. There’s a fresh harvest of OCRd text & the notebooks have been changed to work with the new @TroveAustralia interface. Download & explore 24,620 files (3gb) of OCRd text! glam-workbench.github.io/trove

The Trove Journals section of the has been updated to work with the new @TroveAustralia interface! I’ve also re-harvested ALL the OCRd text from digitised journals — 6gb of text from 397 journals now downloadable in bulk from CloudStor. glam-workbench.github.io/trove

New in ! After you’ve used the @TroveAustralia Newspaper Harvester to download lots & lots of articles, try exploring the results in Datasette. [This notebook] sets everything up, you can even add full text search & images!

Download newspaper articles in bulk! The Trove Newspaper Harvester has been updated to work with the new @TroveAustralia interface. I’ve also added the ability to save articles as .jpg images! The easiest way to get started is via the . glam-workbench.github.io/trove

My app for searching in @TroveAustralia’s digitised journals has been updated to work with the new Trove interface. You’ll need to have switched over to the new interface before you try searching (just click the link on the Trove home page). trove-titles.herokuapp.com/

Another db migrated and app updated!

Have you ever wondered what interjections in historic hansard would look like as tweets? Well I did… Now with longer interjections & more emojis!


Here’s a map of places where @TroveAustralia digitised newspapers were published/circulated. Click on the map to find the closest newspapers to a place. Updated with new titles from the last year! troveplaces.herokuapp.com/map/

Thanks to @NetPreserve, I’ve been spending time lately working on a set of web archive exploration notebooks for the . Here’s an example to create/compare screenshots of captures. mybinder.org/v2/gh/GLAM-Workbe

Do you have a CSV file you’d like to make searchable, maybe even share online? New on , I show you how with @simonw’s awesome Datasette tool & @Glitch. Give it a try! 101dhhacks.net/share-searchabl

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This is a Mastodon instance primarily for Australasian Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Records people, and anyone else who wants to hang out with them.