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Lecture primo overview


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Presentation Author: Mary Alice Wade Forsyth Library FHSU

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Lecture primo overview

  1. 1. Find full-text articles, e-journals, books, e-books, and much more, all in one place! Using Forsyth Library’s New Search System: Primo
  2. 2. To access Primo, go to Click the gold button labeled Forsyth Library Online Catalog
  3. 3. Select the collection you want to search Library Catalog: Books, e-books, print and e-journals, CDs, DVDs, Gov’t Docs, etc. Article Databases: Full-text articles from library databases Digital Collections: Digitized items including FHSU Master’s Theses, historical photographs, Reveille Yearbooks, and more Search It All: Search across all 3 collections at once.
  4. 4. Library Catalog search for holistic nursing 44 results, of which 3 are available online and 41 are available in the library Use the limits in this pane to focus your search by resourc e type, topic, date, etc.
  5. 5. Click the Details tab to find out more about each item.
  6. 6. Limiting results to “full-text online” brings up 2 online journals and an e-book. Click “View It” to find the link to the full-text journal articles or e-book
  7. 7. Changing our search to the Article Databases collection brings up over 16,000 full-text articles Limit to peer- reviewed, by article type, by topic, date, and more Click “Details” to see the abstract, and “View It” to find link(s) to the complete article.
  8. 8. Click “Advanced Search” to add terms, select search types and limit by date or year.
  9. 9. Click the star beside a title to save it to your e-shelf You can use this feature as a guest, but once you close out of Primo, these items will be lost. Sign in with your TigerTracks to save items on your e-shelf after you close out of Primo. Signing in also allows you to renew your items online.
  10. 10. Once you have signed in, your items will be saved to your e-shelf. You can create folders to organize your items You can make notes, and select items to print or e-mail to yourself. Click the My Account tab to renew items you have checked out
  11. 11. Questions? Click “Help” in the upper right corner of the screen, or contact us at 785-628-5283 or We’ll be glad to help J