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Trove lists and tags

Trove lists and tags are created by Trove users to organise and describe resources. The details of public lists and tags are available through the Trove API.



Convert a Trove list into a CSV file

This notebook converts Trove lists into CSV files (spreadsheets). Separate CSV files are created for newspaper articles and works from Trove's other zones. You can also save the OCRd text, a PDF, and an image of each newspaper article.

Harvest summary data from Trove lists

Use the Trove API to harvest data about all public lists, then extract some summary data and explore a few different techniques to analyse the complete dataset.

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Harvest public tags from Trove zones

This notebook uses the Trove API to assemble a dataset containing all public tags added to Trove.

Analyse public tags added to Trove

This notebook loads the complete dataset of Trove tags and explores some ways of analysing and visualising the tag data.


Trove lists metadata

Harvested: 22 September 2020

CSV formatted file containing the following fields:

  • created – date list created
  • id – list identifier
  • number_items – number of items in list
  • title – title of list
  • updated – date last updated

Trove public tags

Harvested: 10 July 2021

Zipped CSV file (123mb) available from Zenodo.

Trove tag counts

Harvested: 10 July 2021

CSV file containing the total number of times each tag in Trove has been applied to resources.


Cite as

Sherratt, Tim. (2019, November 21). GLAM-Workbench/trove-lists (Version v0.1.0). Zenodo.