Summon is a one-stop shop that searches across materials held at UMSL and some other libraries as well as our online subscription databases. Results will include peer-reviewed research articles (print and digital) as well as news articles, books, and other materials.
Only want articles? On the results page, look on the left side of the screen for CONTENT TYPE. Underneath that, select the resource you want (e.g., Journal Article, News Article, Magazine Article, etc.)
You can also narrow your search results with other limiters:
The short answer is yes! You can use Google Scholar to conduct scholarly research. However, there are situations in which a library database will be more efficient and useful for your research.
Google Scholar may still provide you with valuable results, but we recommend also utilizing the library's resources to complete your research.