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.

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Let's hop to the fair! -- Picking a <b>rabbit</b> -- Getting</snippet></work><work id="232592515" url="/work/232592515"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/232592515</troveUrl><title>Buddy blues : an Emily story / Kelsey Abrams ; illustrated by Jomike Tejido</title><contributor>Abrams, Kelsey</contributor><issued>2019</issued><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>0</holdingsCount><versionCount>1</versionCount><relevance score="0.030016392">vaguely relevant</relevance><snippet> with Oliver blossoms, the possibility of finding the missing class <b>rabbit</b>, Buddy, withers away"-- </snippet></work><work id="6834741" url="/work/6834741"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/6834741</troveUrl><title>The invisible man / H.G. Wells</title><contributor>Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946</contributor><issued>1897-2019</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><type>Audio book</type><type>Book/Large print</type><type>Book/Braille</type><holdingsCount>150</holdingsCount><versionCount>203</versionCount><relevance score="0.0015155597">vaguely relevant</relevance><identifier type="url" linktype="restricted" linktext="EBSCOhost">http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=663899</identifier></work><work id="30549622" url="/work/30549622"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/30549622</troveUrl><title>Popular music in America : the beat goes on / Michael Campbell</title><contributor>Campbell, Michael, 1945-</contributor><issued>2005-2019</issued><type>Book/Illustrated</type><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>11</holdingsCount><versionCount>4</versionCount><relevance score="0.0019733927">vaguely relevant</relevance><snippet>. San Francisco and the diversity of rock -- "White <b>rabbit</b>" / Jefferson Airplane -- "Piece of my heart</snippet></work><work id="8983365" url="/work/8983365"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/8983365</troveUrl><title>The island of Doctor Moreau / H.G. Wells</title><contributor>Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946</contributor><issued>1896-2019</issued><type>Book</type><type>Audio book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><type>Book/Large print</type><holdingsCount>94</holdingsCount><versionCount>99</versionCount><relevance score="0.0029368303">vaguely relevant</relevance><snippet> white moths some hogs and <b>rabbits</b> and some rather peculiar rats So that this narrative is without</snippet><identifier type="url" linktype="restricted">http://gateway.proquest.com/openurl?ctx_ver=Z39.88-2003&xri:pqil:res_ver=0.2&res_id=xri:lion&rft_id=xri:lion:ft:prose:Z001580101:0</identifier></work><work id="228656589" url="/work/228656589"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/228656589</troveUrl><title>The annotated African American folktales / edited with a foreword, introduction, and notes by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tatar</title><contributor>Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.</contributor><issued>2018</issued><type>Book</type><type>Book/Illustrated</type><holdingsCount>1</holdingsCount><versionCount>2</versionCount><relevance score="0.0024614087">vaguely relevant</relevance><snippet> and Took His Wives (Africa) / Maria Tatar -- Mr. <b>Rabbit</b> Grossly Deceives Mr. Fox / Maria Tatar -- <b>Rabbit</b> Makes</snippet></work><work id="229730374" url="/work/229730374"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/229730374</troveUrl><title>Popular music in america : The beat goes on</title><contributor>Campbell, Michael</contributor><issued>2018</issued><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>0</holdingsCount><versionCount>1</versionCount><relevance score="8.847728E-4">vaguely relevant</relevance><snippet> and the Diversity of Rock -- Jefferson Airplane "White <b>Rabbit</b>" -- Janis Joplin "Piece of My Heart" -- UNIT 13 Rock</snippet></work><work id="230354459" url="/work/230354459"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/230354459</troveUrl><title>Pheasant, quail, cottontail : Upland birds and small game from field to feast</title><contributor>SHAW, HANK</contributor><issued>2018</issued><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>0</holdingsCount><versionCount>1</versionCount><relevance score="0.008111414">vaguely relevant</relevance><snippet> Quail, Partridges, and Chukars -- ch. 8 <b>Rabbits</b> -- pt. THREE DARK MEATS -- ch. 9 Hares, Squirrels</snippet></work><work id="230421587" url="/work/230421587"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/230421587</troveUrl><title>Why does a bright light make you sneeze? : Over 150 curious questions and intriguing answers</title><contributor>THOMPSON, ANDREW</contributor><issued>2018</issued><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>0</holdingsCount><versionCount>1</versionCount><relevance score="0.0016090713">vaguely relevant</relevance><snippet> a Chimney, When Smoke Can Get Out? -- What Makes a Whip Crack? -- Why Do <b>Rabbits</b> Wiggle Their Noses? -- What</snippet></work><work id="230470905" url="/work/230470905"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/230470905</troveUrl><title>Mississippi writers : Reflections of childhood and youth</title><issued>2018</issued><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>0</holdingsCount><versionCount>1</versionCount><relevance score="5.693587E-4">vaguely relevant</relevance><snippet> -- Annette / D.C. Berry -- Climbing The Family Tree / D.C. Berry -- Grandma's Pet Wild <b>Rabbit</b> / D.C. Berry</snippet></work><work id="230641991" url="/work/230641991"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/230641991</troveUrl><title>Go kamado</title><contributor>BOSTON, J. J</contributor><issued>2018</issued><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>0</holdingsCount><versionCount>1</versionCount><relevance score="6.580467E-4">vaguely relevant</relevance><snippet> -- Wild Game -- Hoisin grilled <b>rabbit</b> with succotash & pickled carrots -- Antelope medallions</snippet></work><work id="230641487" url="/work/230641487"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/230641487</troveUrl><title>Animal fact file</title><contributor>Hare, Tony</contributor><issued>2018</issued><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>0</holdingsCount><versionCount>1</versionCount><relevance score="0.0013249576">vaguely relevant</relevance><snippet> -- Prairie Dog -- Pronghorn -- Przhevalski's Horse -- Puma -- <b>Rabbit</b> -- Raccoon -- Rat Kangaroo -- </snippet></work><work id="217604506" url="/work/217604506"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/217604506</troveUrl><title>The return of Sherlock Holmes / Arthur Conan Doyle ; read by Stephen Fry</title><contributor>Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930</contributor><issued>2008-2018</issued><type>Book</type><type>Audio book</type><holdingsCount>1</holdingsCount><versionCount>2</versionCount><relevance score="1.619404E-4">vaguely relevant</relevance><snippet> his cruel <b>blue</b> eyes with their drooping cynical lids or upon the fierce aggressive nose</snippet><identifier type="url" linktype="unknown" linktext="Bolinda">http://www.bolinda.com.au</identifier></work><work id="231464237" url="/work/231464237"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/231464237</troveUrl><title>Animals : 75 birds, butterflies, and beasts to draw in 10 easy steps</title><contributor>DAVIDSON, ANNIE</contributor><issued>2018</issued><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>0</holdingsCount><versionCount>1</versionCount><relevance score="0.0015589728">vaguely relevant</relevance><snippet> -- River Otter -- Farm Animals & pets -- Cow -- Donkey -- <b>Rabbit</b> -- Sheep -- Dog -- Budgerigar -- Guinea</snippet></work><work id="229391858" url="/work/229391858"><troveUrl>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/229391858</troveUrl><title>Another way to play : poems 1960-2017 / Michael Lally ; introduction by Eileen Myles</title><contributor>Lally, Michael, 1942-</contributor><issued>2018</issued><type>Book</type><holdingsCount>1</holdingsCount><versionCount>1</versionCount><relevance score="8.881218E-4">vaguely relevant</relevance><snippet>. 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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