How do I find a book in Primo?

  • In the search box enter one or two key words from the title and the surname of the author

e.g. for Modern German literature by Michael Minden, type: minden german

  • Press Enter or click

When the search results appear

  • You can choose to click Books in the Tweak my results menu on the left to display just results for books (for just e-book results, click Electronic Books in the Collection menu)


  • Check that the search result matches the details of the book you are looking for i.e. the author, title and year of publication is correct.

  • If you have found a print book find out where it is located in the library ( How do I do that? )
  • You can refine your search results further to make it easier to find relevant material ( How do I do that? )
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