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Using Leganto: For Staff: Use Primo Search

Primo Search & Leganto

Add items from Primo Search to a Readings and Resources list without leaving Leganto!

Populate your list with eTextbooks and eBook chapters, journal or newspaper articles, Library Resource Guides, audio visual resources and so much more.

Add an article or eBook

 

1. Select + (Add Citation) from the top right of the list.

2. Use the Primo Search box to search for the title of the resource. 

If topic searching, use search strategies to refine results, including:

  • Boolean operators
  • the Advanced Search option, or
  • refine by resource type using the dropdown scope. 

3. Add the reading to the list.

Either, drag and drop the reading into your list OR select the reading from the search results and choose the section you want to add it to.

Select either Add or Add & Edit (this option will allow you to edit the record information i.e. title, author, year etc) and add a public note if required.

4. View the reading.

Use View Online to open the reading.

If the item is available in more than one source (eg. in multiple databases), the View Online link will default to the first from the list.

Select the record to view all database links associated with the reading.

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ADD AN EBOOK CHAPTER

 

To add an eBook chapter to a Readings and Resources list, first add the eBook itself by following steps 1-4 above. Have the eBook open in a new tab or window.

 

6. Select the ellipsis ( ... ) to the right of the item you would like to edit.
Choose Edit item

 

7. Use this box to make changes to the record. 

Change the Type to Book Chapter and complete the relevant fields

Use the Library's Creating Links to Resources page to establish the best URL to direct students to the chapter. This is important to ensure the URL is stable and reliable.

Paste the URL into the Source field. 

 

8. In the 'Public note' field alert the students to the usage terms of the eBook. 

The Library has prepared the following text for you to include in the Public Note field of eBook and eBook chapter items. See, Best Practice.

This eBook may have limited concurrent user access. See our eBook Etiquette video for more information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EyCOgn3tGY


Select Save.