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EER504 Research Skills Guide: PRIMO SEARCH AND GOOGLE SCHOLAR

Primo Search

Primo Search is a single search tool to find:

  • books
  • eBooks
  • journal and newspaper articles
  • journals
  • videos
  • CSU research papers and theses

Try to enter a search term in the box below and look at the result.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar searches the internet for scholarly information.

Google Scholar will retrieve information from:

  • academic publishers
  • professional organisations
  • university repositories
  • professional websites covering all disciplines

Google Scholar will also retrieve information from journals and databases, including open access journals and databases.


Here are some instructions on how to set up Google Scholar to find full text content available from the CSU Library collections. Alternatively you can watch this short video:

Introducing Primo Search

Watch this short video to get started using Primo Search. For more help have a look at the Primo Search Help Guide and the Online Tutorial Page.

Requesting items and digitisations

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search