Primo Help

View or Download detailed instructions on how to use Primo Search.



Using PrimoSearch
What is PrimoSearch?
How do I find information on PrimoSearch?
How do I renew my loans?
How do I request an item that is on loan?
How do I request an item from another campus library?
How do I request an item from Sydney library?
What is My Basket?
Understanding your search results

Search Strategies
How can I find a book if I only have limited information about it?
How do I find eBooks?
How do I find the most recently published items?

Managing Your Results
I have spent a lot of time searching and just when I have what I want I have to race to a class. Can I save my search?
How do I check if the item is available?
I am getting too many results. What should I do?
I can't find a thing on my topic. What should I do?
I can't see any Availability or Details buttons. Where are they?
Where can I find more details about an item?

Articles
How do I look for journal articles?
How do I find peer-reviewed journal articles?
What is Journal Titles A-Z?
How do I request an article that is not availabe full text? (Honours and Post-graduate students only)
What is the difference between a journal and a journal article?
I am looking for articles but it seems that every article is either not there or I am asked for a password or they want me to pay. What's the deal?



How do I .... ?

Borrow from another campus
Learn how to order items not available from your own campus library.

Renew an item
Save yourself fines and renew an item before it becomes overdue.

Submit an assignment using Turnitin
Quick tutorial showing you how to upload your assignment through Turnitin.

Find journal articles
Hints and tips on finding journal articles.

Request an item
Is the book you want on loan to someone else? Here's how to place a hold so you can be the next to borrow it.

View details of search results
The results page provides important information about each item. Use the details found on this page to locate your item or expand your search.