Trove widget - for finding Australian theses Wednesday, 27 August 2014

The National Library of Australia's Trove is a free repository of Australian material, including almost a million Australian theses.

Via the 'Help on finding Australian theses' section of the Trove website, you can find out:

It is possible to create a fully functional Trove search box. Just highlight the code provided by the NLA below, right-click to copy it, then paste it into your own website. 

It will look like this:

Search Box Search Description Source code to add to your website
  A basic search box that searches all of Trove   <!--Start Trove Search -->
  <iframe src="http://trove.nla.gov.au/static/searchbox/search_s.html"
      name="trovesearchframe" scrolling="no" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0"
      frameborder="0" style="width: 15em; height: 7em;">
    <a href="http://trove.nla.gov.au">Search Trove</a>
  </iframe>
  <!--End Trove Search -->

A refined search box that searches Trove for:
Australian Content: Australian
Format: Thesis
Availability: Online
Sort by: Date Descending

 

  <!--Start Trove Search -->
  <iframe src="http://trove.nla.gov.au/static/searchbox/search_s.html?tab=book&l-format=Thesis&sortby=dateDesc&l-availability=y&l-australian=y"
      name="trovesearchframe" scrolling="no" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0"
      frameborder="0" style="width: 15em; height: 7em;">
    <a href="http://trove.nla.gov.au">Search Trove</a>
  </iframe>
  <!--End Trove Search -->

A refined search box that searches Trove for:
Australian Content: Australian
Format: Thesis
Availability: Online
Sort by: Date Descending
NUC: ANU
(this is an example - edit to your own institution's NUC symbol)

Local example: 
James Cook University has developed a widget to Search for Australian Theses in Trove (JCU Library web page, 23/1/14). You can access their code and make available on your website.

  <!--Start Trove Search -->
  <iframe src="http://trove.nla.gov.au/static/searchbox/search_s.html?tab=book&l-format=Thesis&sortby=dateDesc&q=nuc:ANU&l-availability=y&l-australian=y"
      name="trovesearchframe" scrolling="no" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0"
      frameborder="0" style="width: 15em; height: 7em;">
    <a href="http://trove.nla.gov.au">Search Trove</a>
  </iframe>
  <!--End Trove Search -->