Tim Sherratt ⌘ @wragge
A platform for delivering digital content from the NLA and partners – access to full text, images, and more
A collection of collections aggregating records from around the country for easy discovery and use – access to metadata only (but you can often click through to the original record)
Newspapers (and Government Gazettes) – millions of articles, thousands of titles, all OCRd, all searchable.
You can even help correct the OCRd text!
But it's not just the big metropolitan papers, but many small local papers, community, political, and religious papers as well.
Or you can just...
The Online filter focuses on material that is available online. There’s often a bit of uncertainty about this because the metadata Trove receives is not always accurate.
You can add further limits on online status using the facets.
Facets filter on characteristics of the metadata, so different zones will have different facets.
|market OR gardener||23,710,785|
|market gardener||2,788,328||Same as market AND gardener|
|"market gardener"||390,011||Search for phrase (with stemming)|
|"market gardener"~0||379,829||Search for phrase (no extra words)|
|text:"market gardener"||75,070||Search for phrase (no stemming)|
|text:"market gardener"~0||73,563||Search for phrase (no extra words and no stemming)|
Boolean searches – use AND, OR, and NOT, to specify how your keywords or phrases should be combined. For example, compare:
Proximity searches specify the maximum number of words you want to appear between your keywords. For example (smith murder)~5 will find articles where the words ‘smith’ and ‘murder’ are a maximum of 5 words apart.