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Primo is described as 'Meeting user expectations for quick, easy, and effective searching and retrieval, this "discovery system" is a one-stop solution for the discovery and delivery of local and remote resources, such as books, journal articles, and digital objects' and is an app in the education & reference category. There are four alternatives to Primo for Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is VuFind, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Primo are Blacklight, AquaBrowser and Enterprise.

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    VuFind

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    VuFind is a library resource portal designed and developed for libraries by libraries. The goal of VuFind is to enable your users to search and browse through all of your librarys resources by replacing the traditional OPAC to include:

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    Blacklight

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Blacklight is a free and open source ruby-on-rails based discovery interface (a.k.a. “next-generation catalog”) especially optimized for heterogeneous collections.

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    AquaBrowser

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    A "discovery layer" that provides a fresh, modern interface for patrons of varied backgrounds to use independently. By providing a simple interface with a single search box, patrons are able to quickly find relevant results when they need them.

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    Enterprise

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Imagine a search that isn’t deterred by misspellings or human error. Where results populate in “rooms” based on content categories or themes. Imagine a search that not only spans the physical library contents, but newswires, databases and multimedia.

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