What is Summon?Summon is a simple and fast search engine that helps you discover relevant information on any topic from the University of Missouri Library collections. It is the place to start your research in scholarly journals, books, videos, maps, manuscript collections, music scores and more. From your search results, it's one step to the full text of articles or you can see if a book is on the shelf.
Summon is still growing. Features continue to improve, and more content is being added regularly.
What is in Summon?Lots and lots of citations and full text of scholarly materials, which the Library owns or provides access to, are in Summon now, including:
- 6,200+ publishers' content included, such as journals and books
- 94,000+ journal, newspaper and magazine titles
- 535 million items indexed so far, from journal articles to maps to videos
- MU Library records for books