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Open Educational Resources

Searching KPU Summon for Open Access

Summon is our library discovery layer that searches across hundreds of our licensed databases, as well as open collections. It is the default search from our library home page at

You can refine your Summon search to limit by Open Access Content by choosing the filter below once you have enacted your search. The Open Access facet is on the left of the screen as pictured below. Open content will have the Open Access unlocked symbol also circled in the image.


Many of our vendors who provide licensed content, like Sage or Springer, are now providing access to some open content as well.

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