The colored dots let you know the availability of an item.
Green dot = item is available at George Fox Library. Click on the "Get It" or "View It" link (be sure you're signed in). Choose "Request" for physical items and follow the prompts.
Yellow dot = item is available at other libraries. If the Yellow dot says "check holdings", click the "Get It" link and click more to see where it's held and request.
Gray dot = item is not available at the George Fox or Summit Library. Submit an interlibrary loan request.
When searching Primo the following operators can help to narrow or broaden a search. Be sure to USE ALL CAPS
Type in a keyword, phrase or title and search by the default of Everything or use the dropdown menu to limit your search. Visit the "Primo Search Examples" page to view an example search for a title.
View the box below to learn how to find print books and other physical GFU items and the right side box to find and access GFU e-books.
To broaden a search, enter an asterisk * at the end of a word to perform a multiple character wildcard search (up to five characters)
For example: educat* retrieves the words educate, educator, education, etc.
You can also broaden a search in the following ways:
You can often get better results if you search for a phrase by typing quotation marks around the phrase. You can also combine both words and phrases in your search.
"African Americans" and psychology
Note: If you do not enclose the phrase with quotation marks, Primo will find items that contain the individual words in the phrase, regardless of whether these words are located next to each other in the order specified.
Sign in to Primo from the upper right menu on the Primo search results page
When you sign in to Primo, you are able to do the following:
E-shelf allows you to save and organize items you find when searching Primo. To access e-Shelf, click the e-Shelf link at the top of the page.
When you select the star icon for an item in the search results, Primo highlights the icon and adds the item to the basket folder in e-Shelf.