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is Charles Sturt Library's main search tool. It searches across most of what the Library provides, as well as many resources that are on open access. This includes: Primo Search
most of the Library's online journal articles and newspaper content
books, journals, DVDs and other physical items found in the library
most of the Library's eBooks
CSU research papers and theses in CRO (CSU Research Output).
Primo Search pros and cons
Primo Search is useful because:
You are searching across many resources at once, in the one search
You will get different types of materials in your results
You can use the refiners at the left of the results screen to narrow your results in many different ways.
You can often quickly find a journal article or book chapter
if you already know the title
But remember that in
The search functions are limited compared to journal databases, so a broad search will yield less relevant results
You will often be presented with a very large number of results
Journal databases are recommended for finding scholarly journal articles if you are searching by topic.
What is Primo Search? - Video
Requesting Items and Digitisations [Copies] in Primo Search - Video