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Primo -- The All-In-One Library Search

This guide introduced students and faculty to Primo, the all-in-one research engine. For the advanced tutorial see Primo-Advanced.

Stop Words

Stop words are the words that Primo ignores in keyword searches but includes in phrase (" ") searches.
For example, if a user searches for the adventures of huckleberry finn, Primo performs the following search:

adventures huckleberry finn

However, if you put quotations around the words (phrase search) -- "the adventures of huckleberry finn"- Primo will include the stop words in the search. 

Below are most common Stop Words: