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Primo VE

Primo VE

Discover Primo VE, the RCSI library catalogue! 

Allowing you to search and explore in one place print and electronic books and journals, online articles held in RCSI Library collections and materials in the RCSI Repository, Primo VE also has a number of tools to help you manage resources of interest such as saving searches.

To make the most of the Primo VE environment, please ensure you sign-in using your RCSI network and password (the same as you use for Moodle log-in). 

If you have any queries please chat with us (online via the website or email  We would love to hear your feedback on the new system.

Visit to quickly access and use our new Primo VE Search tool.

Single search box – allowing you to search through all RCSI Library resources (online and print) from one place

Control over which resources you search - Options to search across Everything or limit searches to Books & Ebooks, Articles or EBSCO resources (CINAHL & Health Business Elite)

Results List – includes summary of the record and details to help you select the most relevant resource for you

Tweak your results – like other academic databases Primo VE allows you to filter your result to find the most relevant to your assignment

SEND TO feature - A range of tools to manage resources of interest 

View citation information with ease – Vancouver, APA, Harvard

Browse the Virtual Bookshelf – the system will showcase similar resources that you might find useful