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Searching Articles, Books, & More: 3 - Results Section

This guide gives you basic information about how Summon works to find things owned by University of Rochester Libraries

Results Section Features


a - Number of results for your search. It changes as you apply filters.


b - Sort your results by Relevance or Date (newest or oldest). 


c - Click here to add results from other libraries outside of the University of Rochester.


d - These icons provide the option to:

  • Create a permanent link to the record to put anyplace for future use.
  • Cite this item: Select a citation format and print or copy the citation.
  • Email this item
  • Save this item to a temporary Folder, where citations can be viewed, emailed, printed, and exported during a search session. To access the temporary Folder, click on the folder icon on the lower right-hand side of the Search and Navigation Bar
  • More Actions:
    • Read online: Access the full text item.
    • Export to: Export to a variety of citation management tools.


e - Click on Preview to see additional information about the item. 


f - See your item's Format and Availability. Format corresponds to the item's Content Type (Book, Article, Book Review, Journal, etc.), while availability relates to your options for access:


g - Click here to access scholarly citations to this item on Web of Science and Scopus, or to see the Altmetric score (colorful donut) for this item and access popular citations (news, blog, social media) [available only for articles].


h - Click here to see items that this resource cites (Cites) and items that have cited this resource (Cited by) in Articles, Books & More [not available for all items].


i - 

  • Full Text Online: library has full-text access to a resource. 
  • Citation Online: library does NOT have full-text access to the resource; you will have to Request this item. Login into My Account to see the Request options. 
  • For physical items: see library location and Call Number.
  • Click on Browse Now to access all the volumes of a Journal, or to see an Article in context within the full journal volume.


j -  Click here to see additional information available for books and e-books