About Library Quick Search
UTSA Libraries are proud to offer a simplified tool for searching library resources. Using a service called Summon™, you can enter any term you want into the Quick Search box and quickly get results in one relevancy ranked-list.
What are the advantages to using Quick Search?
- It's fast, easy and familiar — some might call it a "Google-like" search experience.
- It pulls information from a variety of sources — books, journal articles, newspapers — all from a single search.
- It provides you with several ways to narrow your search results.
- You can even perform a Quick Search from your mobile phone.
- Ready to go to the next level? See our advanced search tips.
- Quick Search is terrific for broad, initial searches. Other search options include Google Scholar, the library's catalog (UCAT), and research databases.