If you are working with Primo VE and not Primo, see Exporting Records from Primo VE.
Return to menu
Primo allows you export records from the following pages in in the new UI: Brief Display, Full Display, and My Favorites > Saved Searches. You can export records individually or in bulk.
You will need to select the ellipsis as shown above to display the full list of export actions on the Brief Display and My Favorites pages.
The following types of exports are supported:
Reading List – Export the record to your personal reading list.Export to Reading List
Export BibTex – Export the record to BibTex format, and save it in a file. To export to BibTex format, choose a file encoding and then select Download.Export to BibTex Format
Export RIS – Export the record to RIS format, and save it in a file. To export to RIS format, choose a file encoding and then select Download.Export to RIS Format
EasyBib, RefWorks, and EndNote – Export the record to RIS format, and save it directly to any of these citation managers.
Citation – Create a citation in specified format for the record. To create a citation, specify a citation style in the left pane and then select Copy Citation to Clipboard.Create Citation for Record
Permalink – Create a permalink for the record.Create Permalink for Record
Print – Send the record's details, locations, and availability information to a specified printer.
Email – Send the record's details, locations, and availability information to a specified email address. To send to email, specify an email address and then select Copy Citation to Clipboard. You can also include an optional note.Send to Specified Email Address
Mendeley – Export the record to your personal Mendeley account.Mendeley Export Action in Brief Display
After selecting the Mendeley option, Primo prompts users to connect to their Mendeley accounts. Once connected, Primo automatically exports the record. If the export is successful, the following message will appear at the top of the page:Successful Mendeley Export Message
Exporting Records in Bulk
On the Brief Results page, users can select multiple items to apply export actions (such as print, email, and export to RefWorks) to multiple records.
On the Brief Results page, you can use the following methods to select items for bulk application of actions:
Individual Selection – Select the check box that appears next to each item in the list. As records are added to the page, the number of selected records appears above the results. You can load more results to the page to allow the selection of more records.Adding Item Selections Individually
Page Selection – Select the check box that appears above the entire list to select all items on the page. You can load more results to the page to allow the selection of more records.Select All Check Box
Top 50 Selection – Select an item or all items, and then select Choose Top 50 Results to select the first 50 records in the results list.Top 50 Selection
The number of selections is limited to a maximum of 50 items at a time. If this limit is reached, users are prompted to edit their selections.
Applying Actions in Bulk
After you have selected one or more items, select the Actions link that appears above the list of results to display the available export actions. Selecting an export action, will apply that action to all selected records.