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Research Tools: Using Alma/Primo (the RU Libraries Catalog) to Find Books & Articles


The Law Library and University Library share an Alma Integrated Library System (ILS) and Primo catalog/discovery tool. Primo provides a simple, one-stop search tool for books and e-books, videos, articles, digital media, and more. Library Catalog search results default to include books and journal content from both RU Libraries. You can also limit results to Law Library resources. Keep in mind that some Law Library subscriptions require individual passwords (Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg Law, etc.), and Catalog results will not include that content.

Primo also helps you manage your research. Sign-in in order to:

  • Renew books and videos
  • Create favorites lists
  • View full search results

Primo Overview Video