Glamworkbench

2021-10-18: More GLAM Name Index updates from Queensland State Archives and SLWA A new version of the GLAM Name Index Search is available. An additional 49 indexes have been added, …

2021-10-15: Getting data about newspaper issues in Trove When you search Trove’s newspapers, you find articles – these articles are grouped by page, …

2021-10-15: GLAM Workbench at eResearch Australasia 2021 Way back in 2013, I went to the eResearch Australasia conference as the manager of Trove to talk …

2021-10-05: New Python package to download Trove newspaper images There’s no reliable way of downloading an image of a Trove newspaper article from the web …

2021-09-29: More records for the GLAM Name Index Search Two more datasets have been added to the GLAM Name Index Search! From the History Trust of South …

2021-09-29: New preprint – ‘More than newspapers’ Here’s the preprint version of an article, ‘More than newspapers’, that I’ve submitted for a forum …

2021-09-29: More QueryPic in action Recently I created a list of publications that made use of QueryPic, my tool to visualise searches …

2021-09-10: Some thoughts on the ‘Trove Researcher Platform for Advanced Research’ draft plan Late last year the Federal Government announced it was making an $8.9 million investment in HASS and …

2021-08-30: Some research projects that have used QueryPic A Twitter thread about some of the research uses of QueryPic… QueryPic, my tool for …

2021-08-30: Government publications in Trove Over the last few weeks I’ve been updating my harvests of OCRd text from digitised books and …

2021-08-26: GLAM Workbench – a platform for digital HASS research We’re in the midst of planning for the HASS Research Data Commons, which will deliver some …

2021-08-23: A Family History Month experiment – search millions of name records from GLAM organisations There’s a lot of rich historical data contained within the indexes that Australian GLAM …

2021-08-16: Explore Trove’s digitised books The Trove books section of the GLAM Workbench has been updated! There’s freshly-harvested data, as …

2021-08-13: A miscellany of ephemera, oddities, & estrays I’m just in the midst of updating my harvest of OCRd text from Trove’s digitised books (more about …

2021-08-09: Everyday heritage and the GLAM Workbench Some good news on the funding front with the success of the Everyday Heritage project in the latest …

2021-08-06: Recent GLAM Workbench presentations So far this year I’ve given eight workshops or presentations relating to the GLAM Workbench, with …

2021-08-06: Updated! Lots and lots of text freshly harvested from Trove periodicals For a few years now I’ve been harvesting downloadable text from digitised periodicals in Trove and …

2021-08-02: New dataset – Politicians talking about COVID The Trove Journals section of the GLAM Workbench includes a notebook that helps you download press …

2021-07-14: 8 million Trove tags to explore! I’ve always been interested in the way people add value to resources in Trove. OCR correction tends …

2021-07-01: Integrating GLAM Workbench news and discussion I’ve spent a lot of time this year working on ways of improving the GLAM Workbench’s documentation …

2021-07-01: GLAM Workbench now on YouTube! I’ve started creating short videos to introduce or explain various components of the GLAM Workbench. …

2021-06-28: GLAM Workbench office hours To help you make use of the GLAM Workbench, I’ve set up an ‘office hours’ time slot every Friday …

2021-06-28: ‘Missing Links’ – new open access article! An article written by Kate Bagnall and me has just been published in a special issue of the Journal …

2021-06-21: QueryPic: The Next Generation QueryPic is a tool to visualise searches in Trove’s digitised newspapers. I created the first …

2021-06-21: Everyone gets a Lab! I recently took part in a panel at the IIPC Web Archiving Conference discussing ‘Research use of web …

2021-06-14: Minor change to Reclaim Cloud config When the 1-click installer for Reclaim Cloud works its magic and turns GLAM Workbench repositories …

2021-06-14: Preprint! The limits and affordances of online collections I’ve been working on an essay for publication in a forthcoming edited collection. I wanted to …

2021-06-14: Trove Query Parser Here’s a new little Python package that you might find useful. It simply takes a search url from …

2021-06-13: Some GLAM Workbench stats I deliberately don’t keep any stats about GLAM Workbench visits, because I think they’re pretty …

2021-06-13: More Reclaim Cloud integrations! Five of the GLAM Workbench repositories now have automatically built Docker images and 1-click …

2021-06-13: Get your GLAM datasets here! I’ve updated my harvest of Australian GLAM datasets from state/national government open data …

2021-05-24: NAA RecordSearch section of the GLAM Workbench updated! If you work with the collections of the National Archives of Australia, you might find the …

2021-05-17: Web archives section of GLAM Workbench updated! My program of rolling out new features and integrations across the GLAM Workbench continues. The …

2021-05-12: Using web archives to find out when newspapers were added to Trove There’s no doubt that Trove’s digitised newspapers have had a significant impact on the practice of …

2021-05-12: GLAM Jupyter Resources To make it easier for people to suggest additions, I’ve created a GitHub repository for my list of …

2021-05-12: Running notebooks – a sign of things to come in the GLAM Workbench I recently made some changes in the GLAM Workbench’s Help documentation, adding a new Running …

2021-05-12: Sponsor my work on GitHub! As I foreshadowed some weeks ago, I’ve shut down my Patreon page. Thanks to everyone who has …

2021-05-12: Updates to the Trove Newspapers section of GLAM Workbench I’ve updated, refreshed, and reorganised the Trove newspapers section of the GLAM Workbench. There’s …

2021-04-27: Introducing the new, improved RecordSearch Data Scraper! It was way back in 2009 that I created my first scraper for getting machine-readable data out of the …

2021-04-21: Secrets and lives Here’s the video of my presentation, ‘Secrets and lies’, for the (Re)create symposium at the …

2021-03-29: Recently digitised files in the National Archives of Australia I’m interested in understanding what gets digitised and when by our cultural institutions, but …

2021-03-26: Moving on from Patreon... Over the last few years, I’ve been very grateful for the support of my Patreon subscribers. …

2021-03-25: What can you do with the GLAM Workbench? You might have noticed some changes to the GLAM Workbench home page recently. One of the …

2021-03-25: Reclaim Cloud integration coming soon to the GLAM Workbench I’ve been doing a bit of work behind the scenes lately to prepare for a major update to the GLAM …

2021-03-25: Some recent GLAM Workbench presentations I’ve given a couple of talks lately on the GLAM Workbench and some of my other work relating to the …

2021-03-08: Some GLAM Workbench datasets to explore for Open Data Day It was Open Data Day on Saturday 6 March – here’s some of the ready-to-go datasets you can find in …

2021-02-22: Zotero translator for NAA RecordSearch updated The recent change of labels from ‘Barcode’ to ‘ItemID’ in the National Archives of …

2021-02-22: TroveNewsBot upgraded – now sharing articles published 'on this day'! @TroveNewsBot has been sharing Trove newspaper articles on Twitter for over 7 years. With its latest …

2021-02-11: The NAA recently changed field labels in RecordSearch, so that ‘Barcode’ is now ‘Item ID’. …

2021-02-11: Open access publishing for Australian historians After some recent investigations of the availability of open access versions of articles published …

2021-02-11: Who was linking to Trove newspapers in 2014? In 2014 I pulled together a sample of web pages that included links back to digitised newspaper …

2021-02-03: New! DigitalNZ API Query Builder added to GLAM Workbench I’ve added an API Query Builder to the DigitalNZ section of the GLAM Workbench. You can use it to …

2021-01-28: OpenGLAM fireworks! Finding open collections in DigitalNZ Lately I’ve been updating and expanding the notebooks in the DigitalNZ section of the GLAM …

2021-01-25: Easy browsing of Trove newspapers with these keyboard shortcuts! If you like browsing Trove’s digitised newspapers page by page, you might have found that the …

2021-01-18: New dataset and notebooks – twenty years of ABC Radio National There’s a new GLAM Workbench section for working with data from Trove’s Music & Sound zone! …

2021-01-14: Finding non-English newspapers in Trove There are a growing number of non-English newspapers in Trove, but how do you know what’s …

2021-01-14: Open access versions of Australian history articles Last year I did some analysis of the availability of open access versions of research articles …

2021-01-03: A long thread exploring files in the National Archives of Australia with the access status of …

2021-01-03: More updates from The Real Face of White Australia – running facial detection code over NAA: SP42/1. …

2021-01-03: I reharvested NAA: ST84/1 and ended up with 14,545 images from 461 digitised files (about 17% of the …

2020-12-16: GLAM Workbench wins British Library Labs Research Award! Asking questions with web archives – introductory notebooks for historians has won the British …

2020-12-15: Want to relive the early days of digital humanities in Australia? I’ve archived the websites created …

2020-12-15: The Invisible Australians website has been given a much needed overhaul, and we’ve brought all our …

2020-12-15: The GLAM Workbench as research infrastructure (some basic stats) Repositories in the GLAM Workbench have been launched on Binder 3,529 times since the start of this …

2020-11-27: Earlier this year I gave a seminar for the International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) …

2020-11-25: Harvest text from the Australian Women's Weekly! The Trove Newspaper & Gazette Harvester has been updated to version 0.4.0. The major change is …

2020-11-13: Beyond the copyright cliff of death If you’ve done any searching in Trove’s digitised newspapers, you’ve probably …

2020-11-13: Updated! Find Trove newspapers by place of publication by using this simple interface – just click …

2020-10-26: I’ve added a new section to the GLAM Workbench for the ANU Archives. The first set of notebooks …

2020-10-26: Any regular user of RecordSearch, the National Archives of Australia’s online database, will …

2020-10-26: I’ve added more years to my repository of Commonwealth Hansard! The repository now includes …

2020-10-26: It was Open Access Week last week, so I tried a little experiment. How many research articles …

2020-09-24: The Trove Newspaper and Gazette Harvester has been updated to include the snippet field in the …

2020-09-22: Calling users of Australian galleries, libraries, archives, & museums – OzGLAM Help is now live! …

2020-09-21: The Zotero translator for RecordSearch (the National Archives of Australia’s online database) …

2020-09-20: If you try to share or bookmark the url of an item in RecordSearch (the National Archives of …

2020-09-15: The Zotero translator for Trove was failing on newspaper articles with tags. I’ve submitted a fix …

2020-08-14: Another #GLAMWorkbench update! Snip words out of @TroveAustralia newspaper pages and create big …

2020-08-10: Just in time for #GovHack, I’ve given the Trove API Console a major overhaul. It’s been updated for …

2020-07-30: Ok, so do you want to make your own ‘scissors & paste’ messages using words from @TroveAustralia …

2020-07-29: Another #GLAMWorkbench update! The Trove Harvester will now download both newspaper and gazette …

2020-07-28: Interested in using web archives in your research? Join us on 5/6 August for a free @netpreserve …

2020-07-27: Introducing a brand new section of the #GLAMWorkbench, exploring the @MuseumsVictoria collection …

2020-07-27: New additions to the @TroveAustralia books section of the #GLAMWorkbench – word frequency examples …

2020-07-27: With the recent changes to @TroveAustralia, the Australian Women’s Weekly cover browser was retired. …

2020-07-17: The Trove books section of the #GLAMWorkbench has been updated. There’s a fresh harvest of …

2020-07-17: Revisiting my Historic Hansard XML repository & realising how easy it is to load files as needed …

2020-07-14: The Trove Journals section of the #GLAMWorkbench has been updated to work with the new …

2020-07-12: New in #GLAMWorkbench! After you’ve used the @TroveAustralia Newspaper Harvester to download lots …

2020-06-29: Download newspaper articles in bulk! The Trove Newspaper Harvester has been updated to work with the …

2020-06-22: My app for searching in @TroveAustralia’s digitised journals has been updated to work with the new …

2020-06-09: Another db migrated and app updated! Have you ever wondered what interjections in historic hansard …

2020-06-09: Here’s a map of places where @TroveAustralia digitised newspapers were published/circulated. …