Citing

Cite anything that you find and use through Trove, by properly attributing works to their creators. This will ensure that your copying or re-use of an item does not infringe moral rights.


Cite a newspaper or gazette

Digitised article

The article will be cited as an electronic reproduction. 

  1. While the article is open in the viewer, select Details   in the sidebar on the left hand side of the screen. A list of citations in different styles will appear.
  2. Copy or download the citation that is most appropriate for your needs.

Note: We recommend that you use the Article Identifier rather than the URL since the URL is subject to change.

Digitised title

      1. While the item is open in the viewer, find its breadcrumb trail above the viewer on the left hand side, and hover over the publication title.

Example of breadcrumb trail with title info highlighted

      2. Select View title info and a pop-up screen will display information on that title. 

      3. Select the link next to Cite this title or select View full title information – this will take you to the publication information that you can use for citations. 

Physical items

See Cite items from other Trove categories.


Cite magazines, newsletters, and books 

Digitised

  1. While the item is open in the viewer, select Cite    in the sidebar on the left hand side of the screen. A list of citations in different styles will appear.
  2. If Citation options are available, select what you want to cite (eg. the entire Work, the current Page you are viewing, or an Article). A list of citations in different styles will appear.
  3. Copy the citation that is most appropriate for your needs.

Note: We recommend that you use the Work identifier or Page identifier rather than the URL since the URL is subject to change.

Physical items

See Cite items from other Trove categories.


Cite audio

Trove record

  1. While in the Trove record for the item, select the Cite this button.
  2. Select a citation style from the available buttons below. 
  3. Copy the citation that is most appropriate for your needs. 

Audio recording

Some items in the audio player may have an option to cite a section of it. If it is available, underneath each summary section will be the link:  Cite this section of the audio. This will bring up URL citation options that can be copied.


Cite a person or organisation 

Cite and record people and organisation records, using the NLA persistent identifier.

  1. While in the Trove record for the person/organisation, select the Cite this button. 
  2. Select a citation style from the available buttons below.
  3. Copy the citation that is most appropriate for your needs. 

Cite items from other Trove categories

  1. While in the Trove record for the item, select the Cite this button.
  2. Select a citation style from the available buttons below. 
  3. Copy the citation that is most appropriate for your needs.