Extending the scope of Trove: addition of e-resources subscribed to by Australian Libraries.

Holley, Rose Extending the scope of Trove: addition of e-resources subscribed to by Australian Libraries. D-Lib, 2011, vol. 17, n. 11/12. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]

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English abstract

Trove is the national discovery service for Australia managed by the National Library of Australia. It was released in December 2009. It contains metadata for millions of freely accessible items, from more than 1,000 contributing institutions. The focus is on Australia and Australians. In 2011 it was developed further to include selected sets of e-resources subscribed to by Australian libraries. Trove v4.0 was released in May 2011 after 120 million subscription e-resources were successfully included. This took the Trove content total to almost 240 million items. This article describes why and how the work was undertaken, what was achieved, the issues and future plans for development.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: Licensed e-resources, subscription e-resources, Trove, National Library of Australia
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LR. OPAC systems.
Depositing user: Rose Holley
Date deposited: 21 Dec 2011
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:20
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/16384

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Dellit, Alison. Trove v4.0: What libraries need to know. http://trove.nla.gov.au/forum/showthread.php?433-Trove-v4.0-what-libraries-need-to-know


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