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What is Primo Search?
Primo Search allows you to use one search box to bring back results from most of the Charles Sturt University Library collection, such as:
Books, eBooks, DVDs and journals
Most online journal articles and newspaper articles
Charles Sturt University research papers and theses
Enter your search terms, and then use the links on the results screen to refine your results, view online material, or locate physical resources.
Use the Primo Search box to search with the keywords you identified in your topic analysis.
Notice the number of results you get? All of these are all available to you through the Library's subscriptions and holdings.
Try limiting the publication date to the most recent material.
Limit to books or articles to see what is available in each format.
If you find there is a mix of topics use the Topic limiter to make your results more relevant.
Finding Readings in Primo Search
If you paste in the whole citation you will usually get no results.
Search for the
for a journal article. article title
Search for the
for a book or book chapter - add an author if you get too many results. book title
Searching using your
to find eReserve and print items that are on reserve for your subject. subject code
We have a detailed guide and short videos to help you search, find and request items in Primo Search: