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How to Use Primo - The CT State Library Discovery Tool

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Does Primo have an advanced search?

The advanced search allows users to search a specific field or fields that appear in the record. To open the advanced search, select Advanced Search to the right of the search box. 

advanced search fields open when you click on advanced search to the right of the search box.

Advanced searching gives the user more control over the search by selecting specific words that should appear in a given field. 

In addition to searching any field, you can search for specific OCLC numbers, subjects, authors, titles, and call numbers using the drop down menu.

When your search results appear, you can refine your results using the options on the left of the screen. See our simple search tab for additional information about refining results.