Summon: Home

A discovery tool to find all types of LVC Library resources in a single search.

What is Summon?

Summon is a discovery search tool that helps you to easily find all types of LVC Library resources.

Use Summon to begin your research or to find additional resources. 

Summon does not search everything the library has access to; it should not be used exclusively. 

It can, however, be a valuable additional resource.

What Does Summon Search?

Summon search results include:

Library Catalog Items Audiobooks, books, e-books, movies, music and more.

Database & Journal  Content Full text articles, e-books, music, documents and more.

LibGuides Online research guides created by LVC librarians.

Open Access Resources Freely accessible web resources such as full text articles, dissertations & theses, patents, e-books and images.

How Do I Access Summon?

Access Summon from the "Search All" tab on the library website

You can also access Summon directly here.  

Off-Campus Access

If you are using Summon from off-campus, log into Summon after performing your search.  This will ensure that you have access to all full-text resources in your search results.

When you are viewing Summon off-campus, a login bar will appear at the top of the search results page:

Click on the off-campus login bar and type in your LVC username and password.

Systems & Electronic Services Librarian