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Library Orientation for Math and Computer Science
Last Updated: Aug 27, 2013 URL: http://guides.purduecal.edu/content.php?pid=249114 Print Guide RSS Updates

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Introduction

  • Primo Interface

Primo search interface showing search under the online material tab

  • Keyword Search

keyword search under print and online tab

  • Phrase Search

exact phrase search using quotation marks

 

  • Boolean Search

The search operator “and” is the default between words without quotes

Use "or" to search at least one of your keywords  

To exclude words or phrases use “not”

 

Example- "white collar crime" AND ("social status" OR occupations) NOT embezzlement

 

  • Selecting your search scope

select search scope to narrow results  

 

  • Working with results

Primo results showing links to online resource, details, recommendations. and additional services

Online resource – to find link to full text

Details – to find related search terms

Recommendations – to find related articles

Additional services - Interlibrary loan request, Search with Google Scholar

 

  • Personal setting  (signing in)

Sign in primo to set preferences and save searches

Set preferences

Save searches

 

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