Looking for the breadth of material available in your research area?
Summon provides access to journal articles, books and conference papers, archival material, reports, theses, patents and much more—opening up the realm of accessible research
Limit by Content Type (format), Discipline, Subject Terms and Date to include only what you want in your search results
Find resources beyond books and articles: Summon provides access to images, archival material, reports, theses, patents and more
Find open-source resources: sources include free online resources such as Project Gutenberg and the Directory of Open Access Journals
Export results to RefWorks or other citation managers
eResource Portal— Find specific print and ejournal holdings available to UT faculty, staff and students. Find a journal by title and link to full text.
Summon offers the researcher the ability to search within a journal, just type the title of the journal in the main Summon search box and then click on the option "Search within (title of journal)" An example (screenshot) below:
Summon is ideal for browsing material that can be used for your assignments.
Click on Subject Terms to include or exclude keywords that aren't relevant.
Limit to full text and scholarly publications to ensure quick access to material relevant to your academic studies
Limit to newspaper results for current affairs information
Select only the Content Types that you are looking for, whether these are Journal Articles, Books, eBooks, Conference Papers, etc.
Limit to location to identify books available in different areas of the library (keep in mind this will exclude electronic resources).
Don’t forget about our Research Guides - Research Guides provide subject portals to a range of library and internet resources relevant to an area.
Looking for a specific title or item?
Summon provides a range of ways to search directly for items when you already know some of the details
Phrase searching to specify the exact order of words in the title by enclosing them in quotation marks (example: "Modern Language Journal")
Option to limit to the Content Type (format) of the title you wish to find.
Use the advanced search to specify details such as author, title, volume/issue, publisher, or date, or to search for articles by keyword within a known journal title
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