Use Omni to find books, government documents, conference proceedings, journals, and journal articles.. For comprehensive access to journal articles, use subject databases to search for individual article titles.
If you know the title of the item you seek, perform a TITLE search.
If you know the author, perform an AUTHOR search. Enter the author's name with the surname first.
Otherwise, try a KEYWORD/SUBJECT search.
Use boolean operators AND/OR to create a relevant search statement.
Use the truncation symbol * when you want to allow for several spellings or variations on a word.
Example: Homosexuality AND judaism
finds the title Jewish/Christian/queer : crossroads and identities
Scroll down to see the subject headings:
- Gender identity
- Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Judaism
- Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Explore the nearby entries for other relevant Subject Headings
for example Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Comparative studies
For more information, consult Omni Search Tips.
eBooks can be found in Omni by author, title, subject and keyword searching.
Do a search and then limit your search to retrieve only ebooks by using the drop down menu:
- University of Ottawa
- Watmedia: Media Catalog Search
Watmedia is an extensive, searchable database of approximately 50,000 film and video titles which are held by other Ontario universities and can be borrowed.