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Summon: A Great Place to Start Your Research: About

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What is Summon

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Welcome Summon users and welcome library staff! We hope you find the information in this LibGuide helpful.

Summon delivers the opportunity to easily connect you to vital research resources. A simple, proven solution, it helps uncover the depth and breadth of what your library provides:

  • Content found in library databases, library collections, abstract & indexing resources, and Open Access collections
  • External recommended research resources
  • Key subject matter experts available through the library
  • Library catalog and other institutional research tools

We encourage you to explore and use the links in this LibGuide to discover more about Summon.