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Summon™

Summon


Online Tutorial: How to use Summon
Online Tutorial: Advanced search in Summon

Summon™ enables you to search across the majority of the Library’s electronic resources, covering journal articles, electronic books, web resources, newspaper articles, and more, plus link through to the full-text of these where available. It also includes a range of openly accessible resources to enhance the range of materials that can be discovered through a single, unified search of academic resources.

Relevant results

Delivers search results in a relevancy-ranked list so the most relevant results appear at the top of the list.

Results refinement

Easily navigate and narrow search result sets using multiple methods, such as filtering, faceting and sorting.

Clear, immediate results

Valuable information is conveniently displayed within the results list, allowing for quick appraisal. This data includes abstracts, item location, online full text availability, and more.

"Did you mean?" suggestions and database recommendation

Summon provides alternative guidance for misspellings or low yield queries, plus recommendations of specific databases and search services that may be of relevance in taking your searching further.

Bibliographic information export and citation formatting

Easily export citations to bibliographic management software applications such as RefWorks and EndNote. Quickly cut and paste citations in your preferred style.

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