Trove API Console

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Enter an API query to view the results (no key required), or start with one of the examples below.

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Arts & Entertainment Talented actor waits patiently for the lightning to strike ROBERT MACKLIN Arts Editor ♦ Local actor Neil Roach gave up the theatre for a job with Telecom, before returning to the arts, where, it seems, <strong>the<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>MACKLIN <\/strong>ONE OF my great joys in this life is to find ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/127232471?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"18457404","url":"\/newspaper\/18457404","heading":"Use Of Banksia In Decoration","category":"Article","title":{"id":"35","value":"The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)"},"date":"1954-09-18","page":2,"pageSequence":2,"relevance":{"score":"0.15209077","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... colour. <strong>The<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless.<\/strong> Ingenious people with an artistic bent can probably think of num- ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/18457404?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"43600547","url":"\/newspaper\/43600547","heading":"Teach yourself ORIGAMI CYGNET and SWAN: the art of paper folding","category":"Article","title":{"id":"112","value":"The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982)"},"date":"1971-12-15","page":81,"pageSequence":81,"relevance":{"score":"0.13443053","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... Weekly, incorporating the blue of an advertisement in the wings. <strong>The<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless.<\/strong> If ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/43600547?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"191002896","url":"\/newspaper\/191002896","heading":"Top group for Coast","category":"Article","title":{"id":"856","value":"Times (Victor Harbor, SA : 1987 - 1999)"},"date":"1989-10-06","page":6,"pageSequence":6,"relevance":{"score":"0.13307942","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... guitar, keyboards and percuswon <strong>The<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless<\/strong> The band cmers a wide range of ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/191002896?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"213293238","url":"\/newspaper\/213293238","heading":"COUNCIL RAZOR GANG","category":"Article","title":{"id":"1132","value":"Western Tiers (Tas. : 1980 - 2004)"},"date":"1991-11-21","page":18,"pageSequence":18,"relevance":{"score":"0.114068076","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... POSSIBILITIES <strong>The<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless<\/strong> for this Razor Gang and they should have been given plenty of ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/213293238?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"98240469","url":"\/newspaper\/98240469","heading":"More Threats In The Balkans","category":"Article","title":{"id":"375","value":"Sunday Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1926 - 1954)"},"date":"1940-01-28","page":6,"pageSequence":6,"relevance":{"score":"0.10788789","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... political principle at stake, and the only motive is oppor tunism, <strong>the<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless,<\/strong> ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/98240469?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"22333117","url":"\/newspaper\/22333117","heading":"Blouses the year hound","category":"Article","title":{"id":"13","value":"The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957)"},"date":"1946-07-17","page":2,"pageSequence":"2 S","relevance":{"score":"0.107544415","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... slinky lame blouse for cocktails; top your evening skirt with a ruffly chiffon bit of <strong>nonsense-the<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless.<\/strong> Use your imagination and save your coupons. Stock up with blouses. B ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/22333117?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"99122035","url":"\/newspaper\/99122035","heading":"The Versatile Blouse...","category":"Article","title":{"id":"81","value":"Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954)"},"date":"1946-07-20","page":2,"pageSequence":2,"relevance":{"score":"0.107544415","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... ruffly chiffon bit of <strong>(nonsense-the<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless.<\/strong> Use your imagination and save your ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/99122035?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"126426282","url":"\/newspaper\/126426282","heading":"BUNYAN TWOPENCE COLORED.","category":"Article","title":{"id":"505","value":"Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW : 1895 - 1930)"},"date":"1902-10-12","page":10,"pageSequence":10,"relevance":{"score":"0.107544415","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... our ap petite for the rest. How many wives will this swarthy Christian be allowed ? <strong>The<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless,<\/strong> if the thing is to be thoroughly adapted to local color.- Whe ther. Bunyan would be ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/126426282?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"194873084","url":"\/newspaper\/194873084","heading":"Campbell to Attempt to Water Speed Record","category":"Article","title":{"id":"1007","value":"Tweed Daily (Murwillumbah, NSW : 1914 - 1949)"},"date":"1947-05-31","page":1,"pageSequence":1,"relevance":{"score":"0.107544415","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... the ideal ? engine f on fast water travel. If it proves successful, I think ? <strong>the<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless.'<\/strong> f ...... ..«..».^..o-»'»'0'0'»^'f»'e-0'0'»'»'»T'«.....j........s..,..,..,,.0.. ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/194873084?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"196380174","url":"\/newspaper\/196380174","heading":"Letters to the Editor Mt Breckan","category":"Article","title":{"id":"856","value":"Times (Victor Harbor, SA : 1987 - 1999)"},"date":"1994-08-12","page":2,"pageSequence":2,"relevance":{"score":"0.107544415","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... be a marvellous tourist at traction. <strong>The<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless;<\/strong> an arts centre, entertainment, ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/196380174?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"232029131","url":"\/newspaper\/232029131","heading":"BEFORE and AFTER","category":"Article","title":{"id":"1180","value":"The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954)"},"date":"1940-04-14","page":23,"pageSequence":"23 S","relevance":{"score":"0.095056735","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... lettuce green, one chair red round a lettuce green table. As you sec, <strong>the<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless.<\/strong> The choice is up lo you.                     ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/232029131?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"130234713","url":"\/newspaper\/130234713","heading":"Note On Fighting Ladies","category":"Article","title":{"id":"461","value":"News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954)"},"date":"1945-07-07","page":2,"pageSequence":2,"relevance":{"score":"0.09410136","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... aeroplane spin .. <strong>The<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless.<\/strong> But perhaps the history of man kind would have been ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/130234713?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"110875849","url":"\/newspaper\/110875849","heading":"Fruit of desert 'peachy dessert'","category":"Article","title":{"id":"11","value":"The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995)"},"date":"1977-11-02","page":17,"pageSequence":17,"relevance":{"score":"0.09410136","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/110875849?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"196439064","url":"\/newspaper\/196439064","heading":"Communications boost Suggestions sought on regional upgrade","category":"Article","title":{"id":"856","value":"Times (Victor Harbor, SA : 1987 - 1999)"},"date":"1997-09-04","page":6,"pageSequence":6,"relevance":{"score":"0.09410136","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... residents. Businesses might even be able to network to reduce costs. <strong>The<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless.<\/strong> ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/196439064?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"213556018","url":"\/newspaper\/213556018","heading":"DELORAINE ONLINE ACCESS CENTRE UPDATE","category":"Article","title":{"id":"1132","value":"Western Tiers (Tas. : 1980 - 2004)"},"date":"1999-08-17","page":23,"pageSequence":23,"relevance":{"score":"0.09410136","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... you may sign up for such as 'Seniors Only', Gaines Nights, Crafts Online, 'Parents Only' <strong>The<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless<\/strong> and all for a nominal cost. Drop in and leave a note in the suggestion box if you ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/213556018?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"230438467","url":"\/newspaper\/230438467","heading":"The Monkey s Mask, Dorothy Porter (1994)","category":"Article","title":{"id":"1187","value":"Tharunka (Kensington, NSW : 1953 - 2010)"},"date":"2000-04-04","page":42,"pageSequence":42,"relevance":{"score":"0.09410136","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... Porter is dabbling in a new GENRE here and <strong>the<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless.<\/strong> At this stage she's just ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/230438467?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"1748078","url":"\/newspaper\/1748078","heading":"EDUCATION BY X-RAY.","category":"Article","title":{"id":"13","value":"The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957)"},"date":"1921-04-16","page":6,"pageSequence":6,"relevance":{"score":"0.08091591","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... of solid steel <strong>The<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless<\/strong> KA cry ord nance expert, for example, knows hoiv difh ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/1748078?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"57838625","url":"\/newspaper\/57838625","heading":"'Shell Chic'","category":"Article","title":{"id":"112","value":"The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982)"},"date":"1978-08-30","page":128,"pageSequence":128,"relevance":{"score":"0.08065832","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... mà with CAROLINE CLUBB FrrsViíon Editor Fashion Editor Big accessory news from Europe this season is SEA SHELLS ... Wear ihem anywhere, day or night, as belts, stickpins, chokers and more. <strong>The<\/strong> <strong>possibilities<\/strong> <strong>are<\/strong> <strong>endless.<\/strong> They even look great on the latest summer swimsuits. So get in the fashion ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/57838625?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"},{"id":"70254834","url":"\/newspaper\/70254834","heading":"Photographs Wanted FOR \"HOLIDAY NUMBER.\"","category":"Article","title":{"id":"175","value":"Albany Advertiser (WA : 1897 - 1950)"},"date":"1936-07-23","page":5,"pageSequence":5,"relevance":{"score":"0.08065832","value":"may have relevance"},"snippet":"... ...","troveUrl":"http:\/\/trove.nla.gov.au\/ndp\/del\/article\/70254834?searchTerm=%22the+possibilities+are+endless%22"}]}}]}}
        

Examples

Click on any of the examples below to open them in this console. If you want to use them in your own code you'll need to get an API key and add '&key=[Your API key]' to the url.

See the Trove API documentation for a full list of available parameters and detailed information on constructing queries.

Search everything

Parameters url
  • zone: all
  • q (query): wragge
  • encoding: xml (default)
  • n (number of results): 20 (default)
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/result?q=wragge&zone=all
  • zone: all
  • q (query): wragge
  • encoding: json
  • n (number of results): 50
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/result?q=wragge&zone=all&encoding=json&n=50
  • zone: all
  • q (query): nuc:ANL (contributor id)
  • encoding: json
  • n (number of results): 50
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/result?q=nuc:ANL&zone=all&encoding=json
  • zone: all
  • q (query): wragge
  • encoding: json
  • n (number of results): 20 (default)
  • l-australian: y (in Australia or by Australians)
  • l-availability: y/f (freely accessible online)
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/result?q=wragge&zone=all&encoding=json&l-australia=y&l-availability=y/f

Search newspapers

Parameters url
  • zone: newspaper
  • q (query): wragge AND weather
  • encoding: json
  • n (number of results): 20 (default)
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/result?q=wragge+AND+weather&zone=newspaper&encoding=json
  • zone: newspaper
  • q (query): wragge AND weather
  • encoding: json
  • l-year: 1903
  • l-category: Article
  • n (number of results): 20 (default)
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/result?q=wragge AND weather&zone=newspaper&encoding=json&l-year=1903
  • zone: newspaper
  • q (query): wragge AND weather
  • encoding: json
  • l-decade: 190
  • facet: year
  • n (number of results): 0
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/result?q=wragge AND weather&zone=newspaper&encoding=json&l-decade=190&facet=year&n=0

Search other zones

Parameters url
  • zone: book,picture
  • q (query): wragge AND weather
  • encoding: json
  • n (number of results): 20 (default)
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/result?q=wragge AND weather&zone=book,picture&encoding=json
  • zone: book
  • q (query): weather
  • encoding: json
  • l-format: Thesis
  • n (number of results): 20 (default)
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/result?q=weather&zone=book&encoding=json&l-format=Thesis
  • zone: book
  • q (query): weather
  • encoding: json
  • facet: format
  • n (number of results): 0
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/result?q=weather&zone=book&encoding=json&facet=format&n=0
  • zone: list
  • q (query): war memorials
  • encoding: json
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/result?q=war memorials&zone=list&encoding=json

Get record

Parameters url
  • type: newspaper
  • article id: 41697877
  • reclevel: full
  • encoding: json
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/41697877?encoding=json&reclevel=full
  • type: newspaper
  • article id: 146871507
  • reclevel: full
  • include: articletext
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/41697877?reclevel=full&include=articletext
  • type: work
  • article id: 36904481
  • reclevel: full
  • encoding: json
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/work/36904481?encoding=json&reclevel=full
  • type: work
  • article id: 34769014
  • reclevel: full
  • include: workVersions,holdings
  • encoding: json
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/work/34769014?encoding=json&include=workVersions,holdings&reclevel=full
  • type: list
  • list id: 1442
  • reclevel: full
  • include: listItems
  • encoding: json
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/list/1442?encoding=json&reclevel=full&include=listItems

List/get newspaper titles

Parameters url
  • state: vic
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/titles?state=vic
  • title id: 35
  • encoding: json
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/title/35?encoding=json
  • title id: 35
  • include: years
  • encoding: json
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/title/35?encoding=json&include=years

List/get Trove contributors

Parameters url
  • encoding: json
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/contributor?encoding=json
  • NUC identifier: ANL
  • reclevel: full
  • encoding: json
http://api.trove.nla.gov.au/contributor/ANL?encoding=json&reclevel=full