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Education Research

A guide to starting points in education research at Queen's University, Kingston.

Search Omni for Books, eBooks, & More

Omni is a search platform that Queen's University shares with 15 other Ontario university libraries.

Omni enables you to search for books, ebooks, journal articles, posters, kits, teacher resources, children's books, puppets, DVDs, online video, and more. You can limit your search to Queen's or search all 16 of the Ontario academic libraries that use Omni. For help with your education research in Omni, just email us at education.library@queensu.ca or check out the Library's Quick Guide or extensive Omni Search Tips.

RENEW your books by signing in to your Omni account with your Queen's netID and password. The SIGN IN option is at the top right of the Omni search screen.

Find Books by Title

1. Go to the Omni Advanced Search.

2. Change Any Field to Title

3. Change contains to starts with or is (exact), depending on what you know

4. Type in the title:  do not use the, a

5. Change Resource Type to Books & eBooks

Search Other Library Catalogues

  • Search other library catalogues to extend your search beyond Omni and our 15 partner libraries. HathiTrust, WorldCat, and links to national libraries are available here.
  • Log in to RACER with your barcode and last name (lowercase) to search academic libraries across Canada.

Can't Find the Title You Want?

Ask your Education librarian about purchasing the title, whether in print or the e-book version.

We work with major ebook distributors who can sometimes activate an ebook within hours of our request.

RACER, our Interlibrary Loan service is also available to fill in gaps in our collection.  Queen's Library will borrow the print book from another library for you, or if it's an article or chapter that you need it will be delivered as a pdf to your email.

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