Known issues with Omni

This page lists known issues and limitations with Omni.

Note: If you run into a problem using Omni and you don't see it listed on this page, let us know!

General

  • Omni will timeout after 30 minutes of inactivity, resetting itself to the default search page.

Search

  • Searching for resources in other Omni libraries is not available at this time.
  • Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) must use capital letters to be recognized by Omni.

Browse

Browse results are not displaying correctly at this time. No records appear after clicking on an item in the result list. This has been escalated with the vendor.

Electronic Resources

  • Canadian University Press ebooks - 2021 publications: Not available through Omni at this time.  Please access through Databases for now.
  • GeoScience World ebooks - 2020 and 2021 publications.  Not available through Omni at this time.  Please access through Databases for now. 
  • Taylor & Francis Online Journals. Not all titles available through Omni at this time.  Please access through Databases for now.

Can’t find the electronic resource that you were expecting to see in OMNI?  Let us know!

Citations

  • In some cases, APA citations do not include all authors when multiple authors exist in a resource. We are working with the system vendor to correct the issue. Please check citations for accuracy before including them in your work.

Print availability

  • We have resumed the processing of all print serials (journals, magazines, etc.) received after March 13, 2020. The availability of print serials in Omni will be updated as we continue to work through the backlog of items.

Borrowing

Content last reviewed: April 20, 2021