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Use Summon to search for articles in library databases. This is a great way to find more recent information and interviews from magazine and newspaper articles.

Search Examples

  • Kamala Harris AND interview
  • "Jay Z" AND interview
  • "Nancy Pelosi" AND bio*
  • "Hugo Chavez" AND Venezuela

Apply Filters!

Once you have a list of results about a person, use the filters to limit to magazine or newspaper articles, and by publication date.

Summon Filters

Database Search Tips

Join keywords with AND, OR, or NOT: 
legalization AND marijuana
marijuana OR cannabis
marijuana NOT recreational

Put quotation marks around phrases to search for the words side-by-side:
"capital punishment"
"death penalty"

Try different words or phrases:
capital punishment, death penalty, execution

Use an asterisk:
teen* will find teen, teens, teenagers

Check your spelling!

Try more than one database.