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 +====== (Please help to keep this page as neutral and factual as possible! Feel free to make links to company and other information) ======
 +====== Primo ======
 +===== Vendor =====
 + Ex Libris\\ http://​www.exlibrisgroup.com/​category/​PrimoOverview\\ \\ 
 +== Primo® provides a gateway to a wealth of scholarly content, including print, electronic and digital resources. It empowers libraries to shape the discovery experience, providing students, faculty and staff an intuitive, end-to-end service, and maximizing the value of library collections. Primo services can be embedded in commonly used applications such as course management systems and institutional portals and be accessed via mobile devices, enabling a library to meet the needs of users wherever they are. ==
 +== **Primo Central Index** ==
 +== The Primo Central index is a mega-aggregation of over one billion of scholarly e-resources of global and regional importance. These include journal articles, e-books, reviews, legal documents and more that are harvested from primary and secondary publishers and aggregators,​ and from open-access repositories. Ex Libris works with the world’s leading providers of global and regional information. The Primo Central index exploits the richness of the underlying data to facilitate comprehensive,​ fast and intuitive search. The Primo Central Index is offered as an integral part of the Primo Discovery and Delivery solution. Through a single search box, users can search across the full breadth of content from the library’s collection, exploring the library’s locally-managed collections,​ along with the global and regional resources from the Primo Central index. ==
 +== **Key Features** ==
 +== With Primo, discovery is encompassing,​ fast and personalized. ==
 +== · **Relevancy Ranking**: Sophisticated algorithms to deliver content most relevant to the search context and each user’s profile ==
 +== · **Serendipitous Discovery**:​ Exploration and learning through automatic recommendations,​ virtual browse and citation trails ==
 +== · **Next Generation User Interface**:​ Discovery on-the-go from any device, providing a fresh and intuitive web experience ==
 +== · **Flexible Configuration & Customization**:​ Ranking algorithms, metadata and UI can be customized to meet library objectives and user needs ==
 +== · **Rich Analytics & Reporting**:​ Insights into user behavior and usage data to optimize the discovery experience and collection development ==
 +== · **Complete Content Neutrality**:​ No bias toward any vendor in ranking, linking, materials inclusion, or open access content discovery ==
 +== · **Unique Support for Consortia**:​ Enhanced consortia collaboration,​ maintaining flexibility and autonomy for member institutions ==
 +== · **Alma & Primo Interoperability**:​ A unified, end-to-end solution for library resource management, discovery and delivery ==
 + ​Interactive publication about Primo, including testimonials from existing customers: http://​www.exlibrispublications.com/​primo/​\\
 +----
 +**List of Primo sites with URLs and the systems harvested:​**\\ ​ See also the '​[[he_systems_review|Discovery - Who uses what systems]]'​ section.\\ \\ 
  
 + 
 +  * University of Aberdeen (Aleph, CALM, DSpace): http://​www.abdn.ac.uk/​library/​
 + 
 +  * Abertay University (Alma): https://​library.abertay.ac.uk
 + 
 +  * Aberystwyth University (Alma, DSpace): [[http://​primo.aber.ac.uk/​|http://​primo.aber.ac.uk]]
 + 
 +  * Anglia Ruskin University (Alma, bX): http://​libweb.anglia.ac.uk/​
 + 
 +  * Bangor University (Alma, Primo Central): http://​www.bangor.ac.uk/​library
 + 
 +  * University of Bath, Catalogue Search (Alma, EPrints, Primo Central): http://​www.bath.ac.uk/​library/​
 + 
 +  * University of Birmingham, FindIt@Bham (Aleph, EPrints, SFX, Metalib, Primo Central): http://​findit.bham.ac.uk/​
 + 
 +  * British Library, Explore the BL (Aleph, archives, the website and multiple other sources): http://​explore.bl.uk/​
 + 
 +  * Bucks New University, Library Search (Symphony, EPrints, SFX, Primo Central): http://​bucks.ac.uk/​library/​librarysearch
 + 
 +  * Cardiff Metropolitan University: http://​whel-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/​primo_library/​libweb/​action/​search.do?​vid=44WHELF_CMU_VU1&​reset_config=true
 + 
 +  * Cardiff University, LibrarySearch (Alma, CALM, EPrints) : http://​www.cardiff.ac.uk/​libraries
 + 
 +  * Coventry University, Locate (Alma, Equella): [[http://​locate.coventry.ac.uk/​|http://​locate.coventry.ac.uk]]
 + 
 +  * Durham University, Discover (Innovative Millennium, Primo Central, EPrints, Fedora and Adlib): https://​discover.durham.ac.uk/​primo_library/​libweb/​action/​search.do
 + 
 +  * Edinburgh Napier University, Library Search (Alma, EPrints, Primo Central): http://​librarysearch.napier.ac.uk/​
 + 
 +  * Glasgow Caledonian University (Alma, Primo Central): https://​discover.gcu.ac.uk
 + 
 +  * Glyndwr University (Alma, Primo Central): http://​primo.glyndwr.ac.uk
 + 
 +  * Heriot Watt University (Alma): https://​www.hw.ac.uk/​is/​find-resources.htm
 + 
 +  * Imperial College London (Alma, Primo Central, DSpace): http://​www.imperial.ac.uk/​library/​search
 + 
 +  * Keele University, Library Search (Alma): __http://​www.keele.ac.uk/​library/​__
 + 
 +  * King's College London (Aleph, Atira PURE, Primo Central): [[https://​librarysearch.kcl.ac.uk/​|librarysearch.kcl.ac.uk]]
 + 
 +  * Kingston University, iCat (Alma, Eprints, Primo Central): [[http://​icat.kingston.ac.uk/​|http://​icat.kingston.ac.uk]]
 + 
 +  * Lancaster University, One Search (Alma, Primo Central): http://​libweb.lancs.ac.uk/​
 + 
 +  * Liverpool John Moores University (Alma, Primo Central): https://​www.ljmu.ac.uk/​microsites/​library
 + 
 +  * London Library, Catalyst (Aleph, Primo Central): http://​pmt-eu.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/​primo_library/​libweb/​action/​search.do?​menuitem=0&​fromTop=true&​fromPreferences=false&​fromEshelf=false&​vid=44LON_VU1
 + 
 +  * LSE Library Search (Alma, EPrints, CALM): http://​www.lse.ac.uk/​library/​home.aspx
 + 
 +  * National Health Service (NHS) Wales (Alma, Primo Central): http://​nhswaleslibrarysearch.cardiff.ac.uk
 + 
 +  * National Library of Wales (Alma, Primo Central, various museum/​archive systems): https://​www.llgc.org.uk/​
 + 
 +  * National University of Ireland, Galway (Alma): http://​www.library.nuigalway.ie/​
 + 
 +  * Natural History Museum (Alma, Primo Central, CALM): http://​www.nhm.ac.uk/​research-curation/​science-facilities/​library/​
 + 
 +  * Newcastle University, Library Search (Alma, EPrints, Metalib, SFX, Primo Central): https://​libsearch.ncl.ac.uk/​primo-explore/​search?​sortby=rank&​vid=NEWUI&​lang=en_US
 + 
 +  * Northumbria University Newcastle (Alma, Primo Central): http://​library.northumbria.ac.uk/​home
 + 
 +  * Nottingham Trent University, One Search (Aleph, Primo Central, integration with Talis Aspire): http://​www.ntu.ac.uk/​llr/​
 + 
 +  * Open University (Alma): https://​pmt-eu.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/​primo-explore/​search?​vid=44OPN_VU1&​lang=en_US&​sortby=rank
 + 
 +  * Oxford University, SOLO (Aleph, Fedora, Primo Central): http://​solo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/​
 + 
 +  * Plymouth University (Alma, Primo Central, Institutional Repository):​ http://​tinyurl.com/​cfvmaqq
 + 
 +  * Royal Holloway, University of London (Alma, Primo Central, Equella, CALM): http://​www.rhul.ac.uk/​library/​home.aspx
 + 
 +  * Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (Alma, Primo Central): http://​librarycatalogue.rwcmd.ac.uk/​primo_library/​libweb/​action/​search.do?​vid=44WHELF_RCMD_VU1
 + 
 +  * Salford University, SOLAR (Alma, Primo Central, DSpace): http://​www.salford.ac.uk/​library
 + 
 +  * Sheffield Hallam University (Alma): http://​library.shu.ac.uk/​
 + 
 +  * Southampton Solent University (Aleph, Primo Central): http://​catalogue.solent.ac.uk
 + 
 +  * St. George'​s,​ University of London, Hunter (Alma, Primo Central, EPrints): http://​www.sgul.ac.uk/​about-st-georges/​services/​library
 + 
 +  * Swansea University (Alma): http://​whel-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/​primo_library/​libweb/​action/​search.do?​vid=44WHELF_SWA_VU1&​reset_config=true
 + 
 +  * University of Bristol, Library Search (Aleph, Primo Central, EPrints): http://​www.bristol.ac.uk/​library/​
 + 
 +  * University of Cambridge (Voyager, ProQuest Central): http://​idiscover.lib.cam.ac.uk/​
 + 
 +  * University of Central Lancashire (UCLan): http://​www.uclan.ac.uk/​students/​study/​library/​index.php/​valnow/​
 + 
 +  * University of Cumbria, OneSearch (Alma, Primo Central): http://​cumbria-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/​primo-explore/​search?​vid=44UOC_VU1
 + 
 +  * University of Dundee, Library Search (Alma, Primo Central, EPrints): http://​www.dundee.ac.uk/​library/​
 + 
 +  * University of East London (Alma, Primo Central, EPrints): https://​uel-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/​primo-explore/​search?​vid=UEL_VU1&​lang=en_US
 + 
 +  * University of Edinburgh (Alma): http://​www.ed.ac.uk/​schools-departments/​information-services/​library-museum-gallery
 + 
 +  * University of Manchester librarysearch (Alma, Primo Central, Fedora, LUNA, Cheshire for Archives): http://​www.library.manchester.ac.uk/​
 + 
 +  * University of Northampton,​ NELSON (Sierra, EPrints, SFX, Primo Central): [[http://​nelson.northampton.ac.uk/​|http://​nelson.northampton.ac.uk]]
 + 
 +  * University of Nottingham, NUsearch (Aleph, Primo Central, EPrints, DServe): https://​nusearch.nottingham.ac.uk/​primo-explore/​search?​vid=44NOTUK
 + 
 +  * University of Strathclyde,​ SUPrimo (Alma, EPrints, Primo Central): http://​suprimo.lib.strath.ac.uk/​
 + 
 +  * University of Sheffield, StarPlus (Alma, Primo Central, EPrints White Rose Digital Repository):​ http://​find.shef.ac.uk/​
 + 
 +  * University of South Wales FINDit (Alma, DSpace): http://​studentlibrary.southwales.ac.uk/​findit
 + 
 +  * University of Surrey, SurreySearch (Alma, EPrints): http://​www.surrey.ac.uk/​library/​
 + 
 +  * University of Sussex, Library Search (Alma, Primo Central, EPrints): http://​www.sussex.ac.uk/​library/​
 + 
 +  * UCL (Aleph, Primo Central, CALM, DigiTool, EPrints): http://​www.ucl.ac.uk/​library/​explore
 + 
 +  * University of Wales Trinity St. David (Alma, Primo Central): http://​www.uwtsd.ac.uk/​library/​catalogue/​
 + 
 +  * University of Westminster,​ Library Search (Alma, EPrints, CALM): http://​library-collections-search.westminster.ac.uk/​primo_library/​libweb/​action/​search.do?​vid=WST_VU1
 + 
 +  * University of the West of Scotland (Alma, Primo Central): https://​uws-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/​
 + 
 +  * University of York, Yorsearch (Alma, EPrints White Rose Digital Repository, Primo Central): http://​www.york.ac.uk/​library/​
 +\\  Customers using Primo Central index only:​\\ ​
 +
 + 
 +  * Goldsmiths, University of London (scroll down to the search box, choose "​Article Search+":​ http://​www.gold.ac.uk/​library/​
 +**List of Primo sites around the world on the Ex Libris user group website:** http://​el-una.org/​product-groups/​primo-group/​primo-sites/​\\ ​
 +=====   =====
 +===== External Links =====
 +
 + 
 +  * Twitter: https://​twitter.com/​exlibrisgroup
 + 
 +  * Facebook: http://​www.facebook.com/​exlibrisgroup?​ref=sgm
 + 
 +  * Primo Press Releases - who is using Primo around the world? [[http://​www.exlibrisgroup.com/?​catid=%7B45B7B8F9-C9B2-4C1F-AFCE-CCD62D4950D7|http://​www.exlibrisgroup.com/?​catid={45B7B8F9-C9B2-4C1F-AFCE-CCD62D4950D7]]}
 + 
 +  * Primo Video: http://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=fDc6kJo6SX8&​feature=player_embedded
 + 
 +  * Primo ScholarRank video: http://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​feature=player_embedded&​v=YDly9qPpPYQ
 + 
 +  * Product working group: http://​igelu.org/​products/​primo
 + 
 +  * Northwestern University Primo/​Blackboard PUSH integration (video): http://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=B6rSV4hgy5g
 + 
 +  * Northwestern University Blackboard/​Primo PULL integration (video): http://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=dq_C4AAWF2U
 + 
 +  * Sheffield University implemented Primo in November 2010 and there is a blog that is tracking their progress.\\ //'The University of Sheffield Library'​s Resource Discovery Forum is assisting with the implementation of our new next generation library catalogue and resource discovery layer. [[http://​resourcediscoveryforum.blogspot.com/​|This is the blog of our progress.]]//​
 + 
 +  * Article by Gurdish Sandhu "​Resource Discovery and Delivery in the Modern Age", published in the NAG "​Taking Stock" magazine: http://​hdl.handle.net/​10552/​1438
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