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Primary Junior Indigenous Education Resources

Resources for K-6 teachers.

Omni Search

Search Omni  for Curbside Pickup or a Chapter Scan 

Omni LogoIf you are in Kingston and want to request a book via Curbside Pickup, search for the title in Omni, sign in with your Queen's netID and password via the Sign-in link on the yellow bar and select Request for Pickup. 

Not in Kingston? If you are in the ITEP Community-Based program, just email us the title(s) you want and we will work to get the books sent out to you with a return-paid label for you to use with the same packaging. 

Need a scan of a chapter or article? Follow the same path, but select Request a Scan. (Scans are limited to 1 article from a journal issue or 1 chapter from a book.)

Questions?  Check out the Library's Omni Search Tips.

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

omni search example

Search example:  Beyond shadows: First Nations, Metis and Inuit student success

6. Scroll down to see the results.

Find Books by Subject

1. Go to the Omni Advanced Search.

2. If it makes sense, change ANY FIELD to TITLE to force your essential key word to be in the title of your results.

2. Change Resource Type to Books & eBooks.

3. Add other search terms to the search boxes. Use "quotation marks" around phrases. Use * for alternate word endings.

4. Each row should match one part of your search:

omni search screen

5. Scroll down to see the search results.

6. On the left sidebar, under AVAILABILITY, limt to AVAILABLE ONLINE.

7. To see the newest ebooks, change Sort by RELEVANCE to Sort by DATE-NEWEST.

Open Textbooks

BC Campus OpenEd. Search here for open textbooks to support your teaching and learning.

eCampusOntario. Check out the From Colleges & Universities link.

Featured Ebooks

An Educator's Guide to Ensouling Our Schools, by Jennifer Katz and Kevin Lamoureux.

Featured Print Books