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 17 of the Ontario academic libraries that use Omni. For help with your education research in Omni, just email us at email@example.com or check out the Library's Quick Guide or extensive Omni Search Tips.
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
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.
Can't find a title you want? Ask your Education librarian if a purchase is possible. Ebooks are often accessible within hours of ordering.
Book delivery to a library near you
If the item is not available at another Omni library we will move your request to Interlibrary Loans. You will receive an email once the item is available for pick-up.
NEW: If the item you want is not listed in Omni, use the our Interlibrary Loans Blank Request Form. We work with libraries worldwide to supply the items you request at no charge.
Read more about your borrowing privileges here.