Hope the first tip (posted before the mid-semester break) was useful. Let us look at what more can be done.
The second tip is on ways how to
type query words in the search box. You can use a variety of combinations.
- Use quotation marks to search for a phrase. If you do not use quotation
marks, the system will search for your words separately anywhere within the
- Example: “global warming”
- AND = searches
all the terms
- OR = searches
either of the terms
(Either university or college is searched. Results will
include either university or college and not both within a resource)
- NOT = searches
the first term and excludes the second term.
alone and anxiety is totally excluded)
search or find variations in word endings.
- Example: Nurs* = nurse, nursing, nurses
- Example: Wom?n = woman, women
Remember: You can use any “Search
options” mentioned in the first tip with your combination of query words
Primo Help is available at: http://www.csu.edu.au/division/library/help/primo-help
Please contact the Library if you require assistance
using Primo Search – see http://www.csu.edu.au/division/library/help/ask
As always, please send your feedback.
More tips to follow…