How do I refine my Primo search results?

When you search Primo it can return a huge number of results. You can refine your search results to make finding relevant information easier.

  • Visit Primo and sign in (How do I do that?)

  • Enter your search terms and click search icon

  • Your results will be displayed below:


  • Under Tweak my results, next to Sort by, use the dropdown menu to order your results by relevance, date, popularity or creator.

  • You can also quickly filter search results by clicking Full Text Online or Available in the Library to sort e-books and articles from physical materials

  • Depending on your results, refine options could include Resource Type, Creator, and Creation Date:

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