Using keywords to find books in Summon

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Need to find books on a topic? Find out how to refine a search for books and ebooks in Summon.

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Using keywords to find books in Summon

  1. 1. Using keywords to findbooks in Summon<br />
  2. 2. EXAMPLE TOPIC<br />Discuss the Australian government’s policy on climate change<br />First, identify searchable keywords or phrases from your topic<br />
  3. 3. EXAMPLE TOPIC<br />Discuss the Australian government’s policy on climate change<br />Australia<br />policy<br />“climate change”<br />
  4. 4. EXAMPLE TOPIC<br />Discuss the Australian government’s policy on climate change<br />Type keywords or phrases into Summon and click Go<br />
  5. 5. EXAMPLE TOPIC<br />Discuss the Australian government’s policy on climate change<br />Type keywords or phrases into Summon and click Go<br />policy<br />australia<br />“climate change”<br />
  6. 6.
  7. 7. Use quotation marks to find the exact phrase “climate change”<br />
  8. 8. Use Content Type to limit to Booksand eBooks<br />
  9. 9. Click more options<br />
  10. 10.
  11. 11. Choose Book and eBook<br />
  12. 12. Select Continue to view results<br />
  13. 13. The results are now limited<br />to Books and eBooks<br />
  14. 14. Look down the page for more ways to refineyour search<br />
  15. 15. Limit to Subject Terms<br />
  16. 16. Click more options<br />
  17. 17. EXAMPLE TOPIC<br />Discuss the Australian government’s policy on climate change<br />Choose relevant subject terms<br />
  18. 18. EXAMPLE TOPIC<br />Discuss the Australian government’s policy on climate change<br />Click Continue<br />
  19. 19. The search has now been refined by Content Type and Subject Terms<br />
  20. 20. Now that I’m happy with the results, can I get the books?<br />
  21. 21. Books<br />To find a book on the shelf,<br />check the Call Number and Availability<br />
  22. 22. Books<br />To find a book on the shelf,<br />check the Call Number and Availability<br />
  23. 23. eBooks<br />eBooks are available 24/7 to any student at any location<br />
  24. 24. eBooks<br />To open an eBook, click the title or eBook icon<br />
  25. 25. eBooks<br />
  26. 26. Summon has other features for you to explore<br />
  27. 27. Find out more<br />
  28. 28. Refine your search<br />
  29. 29. Manage your results<br />
  30. 30. Review<br />To find books in Summon:<br />Search for keywords or phrases<br />Limit to books and eBooks<br />Refine a search using relevant subject terms<br />Check the availability of a book or read an eBook online<br />
  31. 31. What did you think?<br />Did this Show Mehelp you?<br />Please provide feedback to help us improve Show Me demonstrations.<br />www.library.uow.edu.au > Tell Us<br />

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