Trove as a platform

for digital research and creativity

Tim Sherratt ⌘ @wragge

things you need

Test your knowledge

But what's an API?

  • Application Programming Interface
  • How computer programs talk to each other
  • You use them all the time!

THE TROVE API

  • Delivers Trove data in a machine-readable form
  • Supports new tools, new interfaces, new uses
  • Web site for humans, API for computers!
  • See Building with Trove

How does it work?

  • Request a URL, get back data

What can I do with it?

  • Make tools and apps
  • Visualise data
  • Harvest your own datasets
  • and more...

INTEGRATIONS

CREATIVE PROJECTS

SOME THINGs To Make

(no coding required!)

Make your own game!

DIY TROVE exhibition

Make a Trove Twitter Bot

Big pictures

But Beware!

TRY IT YOURSELF!

http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=+
  • Go to QueryPic
  • Click on 'Create'
  • Click on 'Query url'
  • Copy & paste this url:

Get your own data

radio national data

PARLIAMENT PRESS RELEASES

Faces!

Trove Harvester

OzGLAM Workbench

Includes:

under construction!

OzGLAM Workbench

under construction!

Make something!

  • Your own version of headline roulette
  • A Trove exhibition
  • A Trove Twitter bot
  • A harvest of newspaper articles

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Trove as a platform for digital research and creativity

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