Summon

Connect patrons
to research
resources

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Enable your patrons to uncover research resources through a simple, proven solution. Carefully designed to meet both patrons’ and librarians’ needs, Summon improves the discovery of your library’s collection and institutional resources. Libraries can leverage robust capabilities through an out-of-the-box interface or an API and benefit from flexible customization options and easy-to-use administration tools.
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Expose extensive research resources

Help patrons uncover a variety of resources available through your subscribed content, local collections, Open Access, or within institutional repositories.

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Promote effective search, exploration, and access

Deliver a modern research experience that encourages robust search and exploration, accompanied by proven, neutral relevance ranking and resource access.

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Tailor the UX for your library’s needs

Design a compelling discovery environment that surpasses your patrons’ expectations through interface customizations, unique integrations, and other flexible implementation options.

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Administer with ease and simplicity

Streamline workflows with integrated resource management, reduce time spent on system maintenance, and delve into robust search analytics through extensive administrative tools.

Product Highlights

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Unified

A comprehensive data approach, leveraging a unified index and knowledgebase

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Adaptable

API or out-of-the-box interface facilitates universal search, resource exploration, and content access

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Relevant

Ranking algorithm presents balanced search results across content types, regardless of provider

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Accurate

Index-Enhanced Direct Linking (IEDL) delivers nearly 100% linking success for more than 500+ million items

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Flexible

Customization options increase opportunities to engage users and extend library services

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Easy to manage

Administration tools make it easy to perform system maintenance, optimization, and usage analysis

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We feel confident that

our students are being presented

with the most useful resources,

regardless of the publisher.”

Katy Silberger, Marist College

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