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What am I searching in Primo?
 

SEARCHING PRIMO

You can limit your search in Primo either at the start of your search, before entering any search terms or after you have your results. This article explains how you can limit your search at the beginning by choosing from the drop down menu in the search box:

 

QUICK SEARCH

Your results will include all types of material including books, multimedia, journal articles, conference proceedings, theses etc. Primo collects data from the library catalogue (book titles, journal titles, multimedia, etc), our Digital Repository and Primo Central (a storage containing thousands of data from publishers' sites, and other open data sources. It is continually added to as the company, Ex Libris, negotiates rights with the individual publishers to harvest their data.)

 

BOOKS, JOURNAL TITLES, ETC

This is the quickest and easiest option for searching for books held in the University library. Your results will include details of book titles, journal titles and multimedia. It will not include content from within books and journals.

 

ARTICLES

This is the best option for searching for journal articles. It will not include journal titles, or book titles in the results.

 

PLYMOUTH LABPLUS

This will limit your results to material from the LabPlus collection based in the Davy Building. It contains material relevant to students studying biological sciences, environmental sciences, geography and earth sciences.

 

PLYMOUTH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE COLLECTION

This will limit your results to material from the School experience collection based on Level 2 of the library. The collection contains material to support trainee teachers.

 

 

PLYMOUTH SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

This will limit your results to material from the Special collections based in the Library lecture room. It is of particular relevance to anyone studying the arts and architecture.

 

PLYMOUTH UNIVERSITY RESEARCH REPOSITORIES

This will limit your results to material from the Research repositories which includes Plymouth University PhDs and masters dissertations.

Modified 31/07/2018
Author: AdminS, AdminS