Finding primary sources in the library catalog requires you add specific keywords to your "main topic" search. Those keywords include:
For literary works as primary sources, try these search phrases. Square brackets indicate that this is an example that you can modify with a parallel geographic area or adjective. Ex. [French] can be replaced with [Morracan].
Starting your search for primary sources, in Primo, begins the same way as a search for a book or an article. The catalog is set to General Search by default, but you should open the Advanced Search box.
The Advanced Search box looks like this:
Place your keywords/phrases in the search boxes. Use one search box for each keyword/phrase. You can put multiple synonyms or related terms on the same line, but make sure to use "OR" between them. See the example below.
Click "Search". Once you've done this initial search, you can use filters to further refine your results. See below.
Filtering your results will narrow your search and should retrieve even more relevant items. Read more below:
To understand more about the items your search retrieved read below:
There are several ways to access items you find in Primo (the library catalog). Read more below:
Accessing Journal Articles