Music, sound and video

The "Music, sound and video" zone contains:

Within these are some digitised items, which you can view within Trove.

Viewer

The viewer allows for small adjustments to the image to make viewing easier, including: 2-page view, viewing all pages, zooming in, rotating and expanding the image to full screen as well as viewing the image in more detail.

Image of the Trove music viewer

Controls.

The controls for viewing content are located below the image in the viewer.

Table of controls for using the viewer

Sidebar.

Details icon Details

Details provides you with the catalogue information of the item you are viewing. Under the Details option you will find information including author, title and the shelf location of the hard copy.

Copyright icon Copyright

Many items in the Trove Digital Library collection are still in copyright. You can view the copyright status of an item, including the reason for this status under the copyright option. This information is a guide only, the item you are viewing may be subject to additional agreements relating to use and reproduction. If you would like further information on the status of any item, please use the link to Trove’s ‘Contact us’ form.

Contents icon Contents

The Contents option provides a list of content with links to specific pages and articles with the publication. This option is only available for items with electronically translated (below) text available. 

Search icon Search

You can use search to find keywords within a journal. This option is only available for items with electronically translated (below) text available. 

Text icon Electronically translated text

The electronically translated text of the document is available for a limited number of items. As the text is electronically generated it may contain some errors. It is not currently possible to correct text in the Trove Digital Library collections.

Cite icon Cite

Click on the cite option to find the citation style that best suits your work. You can copy and paste any citation into your document. Citations are automatically generated so may require some modification. You need to be consistent when citing article in a report or assignment, only use one type of citation method once you have started your project.

Download icon Download

You can download most items as a PDF file, JPG file or a set of JPG files; for items with electronically translated text you may also have the option to download a TXT file. Select the pages you want to download by clicking ‘All’ or, ‘Current’, you can also choose a range of pages to download using the slide tool. Page numbers relate to the number at the top of the viewer, not the page number in the viewer.

Order icon Order

You can order a copy of a journal or selected pages.  All copy orders are referred to the National Library’s Copies Direct service. If an item is in copyright you may only be able to receive a portion of a work or, you may require permission from the copyright holder to obtain a copy. Select the pages you want to order clicking ‘All’ or, ‘Current’, you can also choose a range of pages using the slide tool. Page numbers relate to the number at the top of the viewer, not the page number in the viewer.

Share icon Share

You can share all of the items you find in the Trove Digital Library via social media. We advise checking the copyright status of every item before sharing, downloading or printing.

Browsing the pages of a musical score

You can browse to specific pages in the collection using the ‘Browse’ link at the top of the page, click on this link to open the browse panel. From the browse panel select the page you would like to view to skip to that page.

Image of the Trove music viewer with browse panel open

 

Browsing multi-volume items

Music items with multiple volumes have a homepage where you can browse the volumes.

Image of a Trove music homepage

Select either ‘Browse’ or the green ‘Browse this collection’ button to open the browse screen and see which volumes or issues are available.

Image of the Trove music viewer with browse panel open

From the browse screen you can:

  • select the thumbnail image to view that item in the viewer;
  • select the green button showing the number of ‘children’ (pages) to browse the pages in that item; or
  • select the ‘Browse’ option at the top of the screen to return to the homepage for the item.

Finding information about music, dance and the performing arts

Searching in millions of records in Trove when you're interested in just one topic area can be a daunting prospect. Trove has built a tool, the selected subject view, to help you find information about music, dance and the performing arts. This tool can be used in the Books zone, pictures, photos, objects zone, diaries, letters and archives zone and music, sound and video zone.

There are two ways you can use the selected subject view, in the advanced search screen or refining your search.

Advanced search

  1. Open advanced search
  2. Enter your search terms, for example ‘j c williamson’
  3. Scroll down to selected subject view
  4. Use the drop down menu to choose either ‘Performing arts’ or ‘Music’
  5. Click search

Refine your results

  1. Type your search terms into the search box
  2. Click search
  3. Click on ‘View all results’ in the zone you’re interested in
  4. Click on ‘Selected subject view’ under ‘Refine your results’
  5. Click on ‘Performing arts’ or ‘Music.

Here is a short video which shows you how to use it.