To search Primo is very much like searching our previous discovery system Summon, although there are some differences – in this blog post we will give you some guidance on how to use Primo to find articles! Use the search box at the Library start page as usual.
- To locate a known article, just enter the title of the article and click the search button.
- To find articles on a specific subject, enter your initial search terms and click the search button.
- All articles in the results shall be available through the Library’s journal subscriptions. Click the ”Full text available” link to get to the article.
- If you are looking for research articles you can start by applying the following settings:
- Use the filters menu on the left side to further narrow down your search. You can easily remove filters one by one by clicking the x or remove all settings with “Reset filters”. You can narrow by language, year of publication, peer reviewed materials and more.
- Click the Pin icon to save interesting articles to a favorites list on your Primo account. Selected articles will be marked with a yellow colour in the results list.
- To get back to your search click the:
- Click the three dots icon in the results list to access an options menu where you can create citations, links and send the link by e-mail to yourself or to someone else.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about how to use Primo!
Text: Sara Hellberg