Trove API Console

Explore the workings of the Trove API

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

          <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?><response><query>blue rabbits</query><zone name="book"><records s="20" n="20" total="2137" next="/result?q=blue+rabbits&zone=book&s=40"><work id="3264122" url="/work/3264122"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/3264122</troveUrl><title>Heartsease & the rabbits, a fairytale of our own time, by the author of The cradle of the Blue Nile</title><issued>1882</issued><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>0</holdingsCount><versionCount>1</versionCount><relevance score="0.4362044">limited relevance</relevance><identifier type="url" linktype="fulltext" linktext="Direct link to full text: http://openlibrary.org/details/heartseaserabbi00cossgoog">http://openlibrary.org/books/OL23493799M</identifier></work><work id="7394624" url="/work/7394624"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/7394624</troveUrl><title>Bunny cakes / by Rosemary Wells</title><contributor>Wells, Rosemary</contributor><issued>1997-2014</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><holdingsCount>40</holdingsCount><versionCount>13</versionCount><relevance score="0.4162816">limited relevance</relevance><identifier type="url" linktype="unknown" linktext="Image">http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/1523-1/{94A84958-106F-4449-BBC2-901916BB6277}Img100.jpg</identifier></work><work id="176524556" url="/work/176524556"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/176524556</troveUrl><title>The busy lunch / written by Melanie Hamm ; illustrated by Stefania Maragna</title><contributor>Hamm, Melanie</contributor><issued>2012</issued><type>Book/Illustrated</type><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>29</holdingsCount><versionCount>3</versionCount><relevance score="0.39093083">limited relevance</relevance><snippet>The busy lunch / <b>Rabbit</b> has some friends to his new den for lunch, but what has he forgotten? Mole</snippet></work><work id="11370344" url="/work/11370344"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/11370344</troveUrl><title>Seven little rabbits</title><contributor>Becker, John Leonard, 1901-</contributor><issued>1973-2007</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><holdingsCount>8</holdingsCount><versionCount>6</versionCount><relevance score="0.38419798">limited relevance</relevance><snippet> <b>rabbits</b> get tired and find a place to sleep. "A <b>Blue</b> ribbon book." </snippet><identifier type="url" linktype="fulltext" linktext="Direct link to full text: http://openlibrary.org/details/sevenlittlerabbi00beck">http://openlibrary.org/books/OL15378531M</identifier></work><work id="161832103" url="/work/161832103"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/161832103</troveUrl><title>Zipper's Easter encounter / by Robyn Goodwin</title><contributor>Goodwin, Robyn</contributor><issued>2011</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><holdingsCount>5</holdingsCount><versionCount>1</versionCount><relevance score="0.37839133">limited relevance</relevance><snippet>Zipper's Easter encounter / by Robyn Goodwin. For children. One Easter Zipper the bunny <b>rabbit</b></snippet></work><work id="186328854" url="/work/186328854"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/186328854</troveUrl><title>Charlie's new friend / based on the Charlie the Ranch Dog books by Ree Drummond, the pioneer woman and Diane deGroat</title><contributor>Drummond, Ree</contributor><issued>2013-2014</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><type>Audio book</type><holdingsCount>46</holdingsCount><versionCount>9</versionCount><relevance score="0.37229076">limited relevance</relevance><snippet> optional read-along narration. When a <b>rabbit</b> begins plundering Mama's beautiful vegetable garden, Charlie</snippet><identifier type="url" linktype="unknown" linktext="OverDrive (WMA)">http://www.contentreserve.com/TitleInfo.asp?ID={6767375D-6B04-4DBA-8298-472F44AB0659}&Format=25</identifier></work><work id="230944098" url="/work/230944098"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/230944098</troveUrl><title>Attack of the zombie bunnies / Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore ; illustrated by Lee Robinson</title><contributor>Barlow, Steve</contributor><issued>2018</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><holdingsCount>21</holdingsCount><versionCount>2</versionCount><relevance score="0.3651735">limited relevance</relevance></work><work id="6247246" url="/work/6247246"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/6247246</troveUrl><title>Reggie Rabbit's adventure / Barry Carozzi</title><contributor>Carozzi, Barry</contributor><issued>2005</issued><type>Book/Illustrated</type><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>2</holdingsCount><versionCount>1</versionCount><relevance score="0.35624468">limited relevance</relevance><snippet>Reggie <b>Rabbit's</b> adventure / "Every day, Reggie <b>Rabbit</b> wakes up, gets dressed, eats his breakfast</snippet></work><work id="181610200" url="/work/181610200"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/181610200</troveUrl><title>Small Blue and the deep dark night / Jon Davis</title><contributor>Davis, Jon, (Illustrator)</contributor><issued>2014</issued><type>Book/Illustrated</type><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>21</holdingsCount><versionCount>1</versionCount><relevance score="0.3332225">limited relevance</relevance><snippet>Small <b>Blue</b> and the deep dark night / Small <b>Blue</b> is afraid that all sorts of frightening things</snippet><identifier type="url" linktype="unknown" linktext="ebrary">http://site.ebrary.com/id/10935097</identifier></work><work id="9801795" url="/work/9801795"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/9801795</troveUrl><title>Emily's first 100 days of school / Rosemary Wells</title><contributor>Wells, Rosemary</contributor><issued>2000-2018</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><type>Sound/Recorded music</type><type>Sound</type><holdingsCount>18</holdingsCount><versionCount>5</versionCount><relevance score="0.32278156">limited relevance</relevance><identifier type="url" linktype="fulltext" linktext="Direct link to full text: http://openlibrary.org/details/emilysfirst100da00well">http://openlibrary.org/books/OL24752139M</identifier></work><work id="232531108" url="/work/232531108"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/232531108</troveUrl><title>A friend for Hannah / by Elizabeth Dale and Sarah Lawrence</title><contributor>Dale, Elizabeth, 1952-</contributor><issued>2018</issued><type>Book/Illustrated</type><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>8</holdingsCount><versionCount>2</versionCount><relevance score="0.32114685">limited relevance</relevance><snippet> of Education. 6+ years old. Hannah doesn't like her new home - she misses her friends. Then she finds a <b>rabbit</b></snippet></work><work id="35456797" url="/work/35456797"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/35456797</troveUrl><title>The snow day / Komako Sakai</title><contributor>Sakai, Komako, 1966-</contributor><issued>2005-2011</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><holdingsCount>6</holdingsCount><versionCount>5</versionCount><relevance score="0.31968558">limited relevance</relevance><snippet>. Giorno di neve / Komako Saka ̐; [traduzione di Mayumi Kitamura]. A little <b>rabbit</b> enjoys having a day off</snippet><identifier type="url" linktype="unknown" linktext="OverDrive (EPUB)">http://www.contentreserve.com/TitleInfo.asp?ID={A5B21105-0860-472A-8928-D6FE885AD9D2}&Format=410</identifier></work><work id="8424765" url="/work/8424765"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/8424765</troveUrl><title>Why is the sky blue? / Sally Grindley and Susan Varley</title><contributor>Grindley, Sally</contributor><issued>1900-2012</issued><type>Book/Illustrated</type><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>22</holdingsCount><versionCount>8</versionCount><relevance score="0.31539363">limited relevance</relevance><snippet> knows, <b>Rabbit</b> cannot sit still to listen to the answers to his questions, but in the end he teaches</snippet></work><work id="28000984" url="/work/28000984"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/28000984</troveUrl><title>Rick is sick / David McPhail</title><contributor>McPhail, David M</contributor><issued>2004</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><holdingsCount>10</holdingsCount><versionCount>2</versionCount><relevance score="0.31396365">limited relevance</relevance><snippet> to 300 words. Reading Counts! 1.2 Jack, the <b>rabbit</b>, tries to make his friend Rick, a sick bear, feel better</snippet><identifier type="url" linktype="fulltext" linktext="Direct link to full text: http://openlibrary.org/details/rickissick00mcph">http://openlibrary.org/books/OL3675978M</identifier></work><work id="11377904" url="/work/11377904"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/11377904</troveUrl><title>First-grade bunny / written by Margaret McNamara ; illustrated by Mike Gordon</title><contributor>McNamara, Margaret</contributor><issued>2005-2007</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><holdingsCount>4</holdingsCount><versionCount>5</versionCount><relevance score="0.3120278">limited relevance</relevance><identifier type="url" linktype="unknown" linktext="Image">http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/0439-1/{1F12A0A5-D111-4AAF-908D-7281FBB3C30C}Img100.jpg</identifier></work><work id="28328582" url="/work/28328582"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/28328582</troveUrl><title>Bunny days / Tao Nyeu</title><contributor>Nyeu, Tao</contributor><issued>2010</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><holdingsCount>7</holdingsCount><versionCount>2</versionCount><relevance score="0.30975422">limited relevance</relevance><identifier type="url" linktype="fulltext" linktext="Direct link to full text: http://openlibrary.org/details/bunnydays00nyeu">http://openlibrary.org/books/OL23631255M</identifier></work><work id="191661655" url="/work/191661655"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/191661655</troveUrl><title>Join the band / Pippa Goodhart ; illustrated by Andy Rowland</title><contributor>Goodhart, Pippa, 1939-</contributor><issued>2014-2015</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><holdingsCount>37</holdingsCount><versionCount>6</versionCount><relevance score="0.3057966">limited relevance</relevance><snippet> and wants to join the band. Cat, Bird and <b>Rabbit</b> can't stand Dog's howl...but then he discovers his talent</snippet><identifier type="url" linktype="restricted" linktext="EBSCOhost">http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=853149</identifier></work><work id="9033832" url="/work/9033832"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/9033832</troveUrl><title>Mr. Rabbit and the lovely present / by Charlotte Zolotow ; pictures by Maurice Sendak</title><contributor>Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-</contributor><issued>1962-2008</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><type>Audio book</type><type>Book/Braille</type><holdingsCount>51</holdingsCount><versionCount>24</versionCount><relevance score="0.2841665">limited relevance</relevance><snippet> said was that her mother liked red, yellow, green and <b>blue</b> - and so Mr <b>Rabbit</b> was trying. How he</snippet><identifier type="url" linktype="unknown" linktext="OverDrive (MP3)">http://www.contentreserve.com/TitleInfo.asp?ID={089D8169-01B7-4990-8606-39261FDDCA7C}&Format=425</identifier></work><work id="9052846" url="/work/9052846"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/9052846</troveUrl><title>Tʻokki ui simpʻan = The rabbit's judgment / Suzanne Crowder Han ; illustrated by Yumi Heo</title><contributor>Han, Suzanne Crowder, 1953-</contributor><issued>1994</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><holdingsCount>6</holdingsCount><versionCount>2</versionCount><relevance score="0.2828357">limited relevance</relevance><snippet><b>Rabbit's</b> judgment Tʻokki ui simpʻan = The <b>rabbit's</b> judgment / Suzanne Crowder Han ; illustrated</snippet></work><work id="194959179" url="/work/194959179"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/194959179</troveUrl><title>Danny and the blue cloud : coping with childhood depression / by James M. Foley, DEd ; illustrated by Shirley Ng-Benitez</title><contributor>Foley, James M., 1947-</contributor><issued>2016</issued><type>Book/Illustrated</type><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>22</holdingsCount><versionCount>1</versionCount><relevance score="0.28150058">limited relevance</relevance><snippet> "Danny the bear has a <b>blue</b> cloud of depression hanging over his head; he gets help with his <b>blue</b> cloud from Barnaby the <b>rabbit</b></snippet></work></records></zone></response>
        

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