Summon is an easy to use, fast library search engine that helps you discover information from scholarly journals, books and other items in the collections of the University of Tulsa Libraries, which includes McFarlin Library, McFarlin Special Collections, the Mabee Legal Information Center, the Helmerich Center for American Research at Gilcrease Museum, and University School. Search results link to online articles, books, the print holdings of the library, and more!
Search results include but are not limited to:
Content changes regularly through University collection development and refinement.
Summon searches most of the University of Tulsa resources, but not all. Use our database list to perform specialized searches, or contact our Ask A Librarian service if you do not find what you are looking for in Summon.
Those looking for the library's Classic Catalog can still search it here.
Use the "Search Summon" box on the University of Tulsa Libraries landing page to begin your search.
Type a query into the above box to begin your search. You can limit your search to Books/e-Books, Articles, or only show items from the library catalog to refine your initial search. Alternatively, you can proceed with your search without using a limiter.
Once you hit the "Go!" button, you can then refine your search using the "Refine by" features on the left-hand side of the Summon search results page. Refine options include these options, among others:
For a more specific search (by author or publication title for example), use the Advanced Search option near the search box on your results page.
Need more help? TU Libraries has a Quick Tips Summon Video Tutorial.