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How to find resources by topic or keywords in Primo

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This presentation will show you how you can find relevant resources on a specific topic at UCT Libraries using Primo.

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How to find resources by topic or keywords in Primo

  1. 1. How to find articles, books & more on a specific topic in Primo?
  2. 2. Go to: www.lib.uct.ac.za
  3. 3. Go to Primo
  4. 4. How to find resources by topic in Primo Enter your topic or keywords
  5. 5. How to find resources by topic in Primo You have an option to Search everything or Articles & other E-resources or UCT Library Catalogue (books, DVDs etc.) and Course Materials
  6. 6. How to find resources by topic in Primo Articles & other E-resources limits your search to what is available electronically
  7. 7. How to find resources by topic in Primo Results show resources type (article, Book etc.) and availability status
  8. 8. How to find resources by topic in Primo When you select the record you get full record details and can access full text when available
  9. 9. How to find resources by topic in Primo You can read online or download
  10. 10. How to find resources by topic in Primo Saving records and query •Primo allows you to save individual records to your favourites when signed-in •You can also save a query which allows you to get notified there is new records that relate to your search.
  11. 11. How to find resources by topic in Primo Sign-in to save your query or records. Sign-in as UCT registered
  12. 12. How to find resources by topic in Primo Now you can save query. Query will be saved in your library account
  13. 13. How to find resources by topic in Primo You can turn on notifications for the saved query
  14. 14. How to find resources by topic in Primo To save individual records select the Pin icon
  15. 15. How to find resources by topic in Primo When you save your records the colour will change so in the Pin
  16. 16. How to find resources by topic in Primo To view your saved records and query - Go to my favourites
  17. 17. How to find resources by topic in Primo Go to Favourites shows you saved records that you pinned and saved searches
  18. 18. For further assistance please see Primo FAQS or Email: libraries@uct.ac.za

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