In a Nutshell
Summon is a discovery layer that is your one stop shop to find all credible library resources such as books, articles, and movies. It looks like google but gives you results that you can feel safe using for your research.
When not to use Summon
What is Summon?
When you search Summon you might notice
- A similar layout to Google that provides a single search box and will ask "Did You Mean" if you misspell a word
- is better than Google in that you can sort, rank, and refine your results; results that come from reliable library sources
- has a built-in citation feature to help you cite your sources in the right style
- will let you save and share your results
- has its own mobile app
- allows you to set up an RSS feed for a search if you want to keep track of new items added for your topic area