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What is Summon? How do I use Summon to locate a journal article?

“The Summon™ web-scale discovery service enables a familiar web-searching experience of the full breadth of content found inlibrary collections—from books and videos to e-resources such as articles. It goes beyond federated search, beyond next-generation catalogs to create an all-new service for libraries.”

See: Summon

See below for two examples of using Summon to find peer reviewed journal articles:

1.  Follow this procedure when you have the complete citation of the Journal article you need to read.

1.Go to the Hagerty Library website:

2.Click on:Articles & more

3.Click on:Advanced Search or

4. For example, type Article Title:The future of scientific and technical journals in‘With these words in the Title’ search box

5.Click on the first link for the hit:The future of scientific and technical journals in Science & Technology Libraries (Online)

6.Under ‘Content is available via following links’ Click on Article

7.Enter your Drexel login and password.

8.Click on ‘Downlod PDF’ to view the full text article

Article Finder

You can also use  Article Finder to locate a specific article you are looking for.
Just click on 'E-Journals' tab on the Library Home page at

Click on 'Article Finder'You can also browse all our electronic journals by title or by subject here.


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