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Searching Articles, Books, & More: Item Records

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

Item Record Features



a - Save and export an item record:

  • Email the record, get a permanent link, print or export to a Reference Manager system. Export directly to Endnote or RefWorks; use Export RIS for Zotero or Export Bibtex for Mendeley.


b - Get access to an item, including Request and Interlibrary Loan:

  • Login to My Account to see all the available options.
  • For physical items, see Location, Call Number and Availability.
  • For online items, see Availability options (date range and online provider).


c - See detailed information about an item:

  • Click on the active links to do a new Author or Subject search.


d - Explore our virtual shelf to find items in close proximity to this one:

  • Click on the items to see their records.