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    Your Space in Primo

    This information is not applicable to Primo VE environments. For more details on Primo VE configuration, see Primo VE.
    This section contains topics associated with your personal space and settings in Primo.

    Why Should I Sign In?

    When you sign into Primo, you are able to do the following:
    • Set preferences for your current and future sessions. You can set your preferences so that they reflect the way you usually search, and save them for future sessions.
    • Add items you found and queries you submitted permanently to your e-Shelf. You can save items from your results list to your basket and you can save queries that you have performed for future use.
    • Set alerts for your queries. You can set a query to become an alert, that is, to run automatically and send you email notification once it locates new items answering your search criteria.
    • Access external licensed resources. The institution offers licensed information resources to its users. Once you sign in, you can search and retrieve items from these additional resources.
    • Use library services. You can benefit from library services such as requesting or recalling items.
    • Tag and review items. You can assign words or phrases to items to help you organize and locate items later. Since tags are made public, other users can view your tags and use them. Additionally, you can review items to share your opinions with others.

    Why Should I Sign Out?

    You should sign out of Primo so that your searches remain private and your personal settings and e-Shelf are not tampered with by anyone else.

    My Account

    My Account enables you to view the contents of your library card and perform library services, such as renewing a book or canceling a request. In addition, it lets you define your personal Primo settings. To access My Account, click the My Account link, which appears at the top of each page in Primo.

    Personal Settings

    You can tailor the Primo user interface so that it reflects the way you usually search. For example, you can specify the default language, the maximum numbers of search results per page, your default e-mail address, and your cell phone number. To set your preferences, click the Personal Settings option on the left side of My Account.
    To keep your settings for future sessions, you must sign in and save your preferences.
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