Answered By: APUS Librarians
Last Updated: Jan 16, 2019     Views: 16060

See a video tutorial!  Finding Articles Using a Primo Search  Video


1. Click to the library's homepage

2.  Look for the Everything search box in the center of the page (see a picture below). This is our Primo discovery search -- it will let you search most of the library's databases at once

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Primo (everything) search box on the APUS Library homepage

3.  Type in your keywords and click "search." 

4.  On the results page, look on the left side of the screen.  Beneath Resource Type, you will see the Articles filter.   Click it to limit your results to articles only.

Article filter in Primo

5.  Once you have clicked the Articles filter, your results will reload, displaying only articles. Click the Available Online link beneath any article to read it. 

Do you prefer EBSCO, ProQuest or Nexis Uni?  You can also search library databases individually.  Click here to find out how to find your favorite database.  If you don't have a favorite yet, try the database suggestions on your program's research guide.

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