Welcome to the University of Ottawa Library guide for how to use Omni.
Omni is the main search tool for the University of Ottawa Library.
Omni searches the University of Ottawa Library's print collection, many of the databases the Library subscribes to, as well as the uO Research institutional repository. You can use Omni to find books, book chapters, journals, scholarly articles, newspaper articles, reference entries, dissertations and theses, conference proceedings, maps, images, musical scores, government documents, audio visual material, and more.
You can also use Omni to search the print collection of 13 other university libraries across Ontario. You can then request items from those libraries using our interlibrary loan service, RACER.
The basics for searching with Omni.
If you need more control over your search.
If you want to reduce irrelevant search results.
If you are interested in other ways Omni can help you.
Track your loans, requests, saved records, saved searches, and more.
Have other questions about Omni? Check the FAQ in case they've already been answered.