Primo is the Washington University Libraries’ discovery layer search tool, meaning it searches across hundreds of catalogs, indexes, and databases. Primo searches Washington University Libraries’ Classic Catalog; articles, journals, and theses; Research Guides; and Open Scholarship as well as articles, reference materials, and e-books from various publishers and aggregators.
Bibliographic information on over 300,000 serials (journals and magazines), including almost 55,000 ceased titles. Covers academic and scholarly journals, e-journals, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more. Includes provide data points such as ISSN, publisher, language, subject, abstracting & indexing coverage, full-text database coverage, tables of contents, and reviews written by librarians.
Bibliographic information on books & other materials published in United States, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. Includes Publishers, Distributors & Wholesalers of the U.S. which is updated quarterly.