Managing your Trove account

Experience Trove the way you want with your free account: you can keep track of your activity, and learn how to manage your Trove profile information and account settings to see different things in Trove.

When you’re logged in while adding tags or notes, creating lists, or correcting text in digitised newspapers, that activity information will be in your profile.


View your Trove profile

1. Login to your Trove account.

2. Select your username at the top right corner of the screen.

3. Select from the drop-down menu. You can choose from:

  • MY PROFILE - A summary of your Activity and Settings. This is where you can access all of your About profile settings.
  • TEXT CORRECTIONS - View your text correction history
  • LISTS - View lists that you have made, followed or joined
  • TAGS - View the tags you have added
  • NOTES - View the notes that you have added
  • LOGOUT

Your Trove profile activities and settings

The My profile page gives you access to all your profile Activity and Settings including:

  • About - Where you can change your profile picture and biography including ORCID identifier, website, Twitter and Facebook details. You can also view your notifications and activity feed including rewards for your Voluntrove activity
  • Text corrections - View your text correction history
  • Lists - Lists that you have made, joined or followed including Personal lists (private and public), Collaborative lists and Lists I'm Following
  • Tags - View the tags you have added
  • Notes - View the notes that you have added
  • Partner - A Trove Partner can view their partner dashboard
  • Settings - A list of settings related to your user profile which you can change, including:
       - Account settings such as Email addressPassword, and Delete my account, and
       - Privacy settings relating to your User profile, User biography, User activity and activity Feeds
  • For Developers - A Trove Developer can request and access their Trove API key and details

View rewards for your Voluntrove contributions

You can choose to view your Voluntrove activity in the form of rewards. Rewards are given as you make text corrections, add items to lists, or add tags and notes to items in Trove.

Rewards will appear on the page you are using, when you have reached certain milestones for your contributions.

For example, when you join your first collaborative list, the reward which appears on the page you are using would display as:

[Date]
 You're collaborating on your first list. Thanks for joining a Voluntrove team.

You can also view your past rewards achievements in your Activity Feed in the About section on your My profile page.

If you do not wish to keep track of your rewards you can switch off Feeds in your privacy settings in the Settings tab of your user profile.

View your notifications and activity feed

Notifications are messages that suggest a response or action is needed, including any requests to join a collaborative list for which you are list owner or administrator.

A notification alert in the form of a small orange dot, will appear in above your username in the top right corner Trove to alert you when you have new notifications.

To clear notifications, you can select the Clear all link next to the heading Notifications, which will clear all notifications from the Notifications feed. Once actioned or cleared, notifications are kept in the Activity Feed in the About section in each users My profile page.

The Activity Feed is a listing of all your Voluntrove user activity on Trove. Activity is listed in date/time order with the most recent activity listed first and includes:

  • Voluntrove activity (adding items, tags and notes) that occurs on any list for which you are the list owner
  • Requests to join a collaborative list for which you are list owner or list administrator
  • Activity on lists you have selected to follow
  • Rewards you have received for your Voluntrove activity on Trove including text corrections, adding items to lists, or adding tags and notes to items in Trove

To view your notifications and activity feed in your profile:

  1. Login to your Trove account.
  2. Select your username at the top right corner of the screen.
  3. Select MY PROFILE from the drop-down menu
  4. Select About
  5. Your Notifications are displayed in a list on the far-right.
  6. Your Activity Feed is displayed in a list below your profile details

Change your Trove profile picture and details

To change your profile picture and details:

  1. Login to your Trove account.
  2. Select your username at the top right corner of the screen.
  3. Select MY PROFILE from the drop-down menu
  4. Select About
  5. Select the Edit my details button
  6. Create or update your profile picture by selecting the picture icon next to your username. Drag and drop your image into the blue box, or click on the blue box  to browse to an image file you wish to upload
    Note: Your profile image must be:
       - No larger than 0.5MB
       - a JPG or PNG file
       - suitable for a 100 x 100 pixel display
  7. Create or update the details of your biographyORCID identifier, website address, Twitter or Facebook details by changing the details in each associated text box
  8. Select the Save button, or Cancel to exit without saving your changes

Change your Trove profile privacy

You can choose whether to make your Trove profile picture and details publicly available and visible to other users on Trove, or keep them private.

To check the privacy of your profile information:

  1. Login to your Trove account
  2. Select your username in the top right corner
  3. Select MY PROFILE from the drop-down menu
  4. Select About
  5. Information which is public and visible to other users on Trove is shown with this icon:
     
    This information is public
  6. Information which is private and not visible to other users on Trove is shown with this icon:
     
    This information is private

To change the privacy of your profile:

  1. Login to your Trove account
  2. Select your username in the top right corner
  3. Select MY PROFILE from the drop-down menu
  4. Select Settings
  5. Privacy settings are located on the far right:
  • User profile
    Change the User profile slider to the 'off' position if you want your Trove username and profile to be private. Select Change to confirm changes to your user profile.
    Only you can see your Trove username and profile. Switching to private will remove all access to Collaborative lists. If you own a Collaborative list it will be set to private, all community contributions will be removed.
    OR
    Change the User profile slider to the 'on' position if you want your Trove username and profile to be public. Select Change to confirm changes to your user profile.
    All Trove users can see your Trove username and profile. Please confirm that you have read and understood Trove's privacy policy.
     
  • User biography
    Change the User biography slider to the 'off' position if you want your Trove biography to be private. Select Change to confirm changes to your user biography.
    Only you can see your profile picture, your biography and your social media Facebook and Twitter links. Make sure you read Trove's privacy policy.
    OR
    Change the User biography slider to the 'on' position if you want your Trove biography to be public. Select Change to confirm changes to your user biography.
    All Trove users can see your profile picture, your biography and your social media links. Make sure you read Trove's privacy policy.
     
  • User activity
    Change the User activity slider to the 'off' position if you want your Trove user activity to be private. Select Change to confirm changes to your user activity.
    Only you can see your text corrections, tags, notes and lists (including collaborative lists). Make sure you read Trove's privacy policy.
    OR
    Change the User activity slider to the 'on' position if you want your Trove user activity to be public. Select Change to confirm changes to your user activity.
    All Trove users can see your text corrections, tags, notes and lists (including collaborative lists). Make sure you read Trove's privacy policy.
     
  • Feeds
    Change the Feeds slider to the 'off' position if you want your Trove feeds activity to be disabled. Select Change to confirm changes to your feeds.
    Disabling your feed will delete your feed history. Your feed history cannot be recovered and Trove will not collate information for your feed while it is disabled.
    OR
    Change the Feeds slider to the 'on' position if you want your Trove feeds activity to be enabled. Select Change to confirm changes to your feeds.
    Only you can see your your activity feed in the About section of your user profile.

Change or reset your password

  1. Login to your Trove account
  2. Select your username in the top right corner
  3. Select MY PROFILE from the drop-down menu
  4. Select Settings
  5. Select Change my password
  6. Complete the form to change your password
  7. Select the Update button

Change your email address

  1. Login to your Trove account 
  2. Select your username in the top right corner
  3. Select MY PROFILE from the drop-down menu
  4. Select Settings
  5. Select Change my email address
  6. Complete the form to change your email address
  7. Select the Save button

Delete your Trove account

  1. Login to your Trove account
  2. Select your username in the top right corner
  3. Select MY PROFILE from the drop-down menu
  4. Select Settings
  5. Select I would like to delete my account (at the bottom of the page)
  6. Read the advice and complete the form to delete your Trove account
  7. Select the Delete my account button