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February 14, 2017

Move Facets to Left with PBO

Created by: Paul Ojennus, Whitworth University Description: This customization moves the facets from the right by...
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February 14, 2017

Make changes in your local package

Created by: Paul Ojennus, Whitworth University Description: This procedure shows how to access the files necessary for implementing customizations in the Primo New UI using html, images, css and javascript...
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February 14, 2017

Turn on inheritance from the central package

Created by: Paul Ojennus, Whitworth University Description: This procedure sets your Primo to access customizations in Central Package; customizations in your Local Package take precedence over those in the Central Package....
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March 18, 2016

Creating Location-Specific Scopes in the Primo Back Office

This is a step-by-step guide to adding location-specific scopes (for one location or several) to Primo.  Created by: Nathan Mealey, Portland State University...
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March 17, 2016

Add Permalink and Citation Buttons to Brief Records

This customization describes how to add permalink and citation buttons so that they are visible for all search results, without users needing to open any of the record tabs. The image below demonstrates this:...
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March 17, 2016

PBO Configuration: Views vs. Institution- and Installation-Level Changes

Written by: Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen, Oregon Institute of Technology, and Stewart Baker, Western Oregon University A view is a block of settings in Primo Back Office which creates a unique front end interface for Primo.  ...
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March 17, 2016

Best Practices for Implementing Javascript in Primo

JavaScript is a programming language that can be used to make changes to a website without changing its actual HTML.  It can also add dynamic content and additional functionality to a website, changing what appears on the page based on the user’s selections or actions. JQuery is a JavaScrip...
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March 17, 2016

Getting Up-and-Running with the PBO

The Primo Back Office (PBO) is where you customize many elements of the Primo user interface (for a breakdown of what elements in the Primo UI are configured here, see the article "PBO vs. Alma in the Primo Display") This guide will go over common tasks in the PBO, where to find them, and...
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March 17, 2016

Add a WorldCat Search Button to Primo

This customization details how to add a Worldcat search button to the search bar of your Primo instance. The Worldcat search button will create a search in Worldcat using the same search terms the user had entered for their Primo search....
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March 17, 2016

Import Records into Primo from OAI Repositories

This is a step-by-step guide to importing records into Primo from external repositories that offer OAI feeds. It offers specific instructions for Digital Commons, DSpace, and ContentDM, and includes info on how to import the records, how to get them to display...
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