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How to use LibrarySearch: Updates

Important Notice

  LibrarySearch is having an important update on 4 July 2022. Users are recommended to take note of the following changes and necessary actions may be required:

"Saved Records", "Saved Searches" and "Search History"

If you are using "Saved Records", "Saved Searches" and "Search History" functions in "My Library Record", please note that:

Your "Saved records" will be migrated to the new system.
Your "Saved Searches" and "Search History" will NOT be carried forward to the new system. You may follow the steps below to back up these information manually on or before 3 July.


Backup your "Saved Searches" and "Search History"

Login to "My Library Record".
Click on  at the top right corner.

Under the tab of "Saved Searches" and "Search History", click on "EXPORT ALL TO MS EXCEL". An Excel file "primo_search_history" or "primo_saved_searches" will be saved to your local drive respectively.

On or after 5 July, click on the URL link one-by-one in the Excel file.

A new window will be launched, click on "Save query".

ReadingList & Course Reserves

After 4 July 2022, you can find your course readings that are recommended by your course instructors via ReadingList platform. 

To find reading lists or course reserves on the ReadingList platform, simply make a search by using course title, course code or course instructor’s name. You may check the status and availability of the items on reserve for that course, or access the full content of its electronic version.

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