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Summon

Use Summon to search across many library databases at once.

Summon Tutorial

Summon is a tool that allows you to search many (but not all) of PCC Library's databases at once. Complete the interactive video tutorial below to learn how to perform a basic search and use the filters. 

Search Summon

Summon Search

Advanced Search Options  |  Summon Help

Search Tips

Basic SearchSearch icon

Do not use complete sentences in the search box. Only include the important keywords.

Here are several examples of what you would type into the search box:

  • biotechnology
  • "universal health coverage"
  • suicide rates
  • Finland AND suicide prevention
  • poverty AND healthcare AND India

If you do not find what you are looking for, ask a librarian!

Advanced Search

Use the advanced search options page if you want to limit your search results before seeing the full list of items on a particular topic.

Summon Advanced Search Options Page