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Viewing Search Results / Saving Queries

Search results

What information is included in the search results?

The list of search results contains information about whether an item is available, its location(s), and whether it can be accessed online.

You can refine the results using various filters.

Where can I see an item’s location?

In the full view of an item, you can find further information including all locations and links for online access. Each listing includes information about the respective library and the item's exact location, call number, availability, and request options. Often a floor plan with the library’s address or an item’s exact location is included. Please log in to see whether you can borrow or request a book.

Click on “Where can I find this?” to see where the book is located in each library.

Holdings located in the closed stacks are not publicly accessible and must be requested. To request an item, log into the Primo Knowledge Portal. You must also log in to request an item that is currently on loan.

Saving inquiries

Can I save inquiries?

Search inquiries are only available during your current session. However, if you log into the Primo Knowledge Portal with your user ID, you can save your inquiries and favorite results.

You can save an inquiry either via the list of results or in your search history.

Can I be notified of new acquisitions?

You can turn on email notifications for new items which match your saved inquiries, allowing you to always stay up-to-date on your topic.

Where can I find my search history and favorite items?

You can find your search history and favorited items by clicking on your name in the upper right hand corner.

How do I export the list of results?

Under “My Favorites” you can manage saved items using tags, share them via email, or transfer them to a reference management program.

You can favorite individual items or up to 50 items in a list of results at the same time and/or export them to Excel, BibTex, email, RIS (Citavi, Endnote), Endnote Web.

You can also generate citations and permalinks for individual items.

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