There are many different search strategies you can use in Summon. The following are the most common and will help you to better find what you might be looking for.
Summon offers the following Boolean operations:
The operators must be written in ALL CAPS.
Summon can also accommodate using wildcard searching - ? and *.
NOTE: Wildcards cannot be used as the first character of a search.
The single search box in Summon (basic search box or keyword search box in advanced search) will search across many fields automatically. For example, entering an ISBN, ISSN, or Call Number will bring back associated records.
You can explicitly search a field using the syntax: field:(query) For example, the search ISSN:(1234-5678) finds records that contain that value in the ISSN field.
Searchable fields include: