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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

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:

  • influencers
  • influencers AND "social media"
  • TikTok AND security
  • China AND cybersecurity AND "social networks"

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

Search Options

To see all of the search options (filters) on one screen, click the Options link.

Click Options


Search Options (Filters) Page