discovery tools

Computer users at a library

Enhance the research experience through an intuitive, seamless search environment.

Primo VE

Primo VE provides library users with a fast, easy, and effective framework for searching rich library collections. Primo VE enables students to:

  • Locate full-text articles, journals, e-books, and other valuable resources that are currently available to each college or university.
  • Search for books and other physical materials owned by their home library, or expand their search to include the physical library collections of all other public college and university libraries in Florida.
  • Manage lists of favorite books and e-resources, add tags, place holds on library materials, view overdue items and any associated fines, and request items from other libraries. 

Search our comprehensive knowledge base to find frequently asked questions and detailed instructions on using our current discovery tools.

In addition, Primo VE provides access to all college and university library holdings; resources are available based on the user’s library affiliation. Interlibrary loan request are handled through the UBorrow service which provides access to all college and university materials.


UBorrow is the user-centered unmediated borrowing service which enables eligible library patrons to request materials from any participating state university or state college library with a single request via MANGO. Each Mango interface includes a link to the statewide union catalog, from which users can also search for resources held by any institution. Review UBorrow's frequently asked questions for more information about this service.