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Omni: Your new academic search tool for scholarly resources

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Laurier Library is one of more than 15 members of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) coming together to create a single academic search tool called Omni.

Omni: your new academic search tool for scholarly resources

What is Omni?

Omni allows you to search and explore a vast, shared collection of scholarly resources that includes books, journal articles, videos, music, and more.

What benefits will you see with Omni?

  • Improved user experience for easier access to resources
  • Quick access to +20 million high quality, academic resources from 14 Ontario university libraries
  • Direct requesting of materials to your desired pick up library
  • Simplified and enhanced borrowing policies, including 120-day loans for materials loaned from Laurier Library, the University of Guelph and the University of Waterloo (Note: The standard loan period for books from other Omni Libraries is 6 weeks at present)
  • Improved mobile-friendly user interface
  • Seamless experience accessible in both English and French environment

Help with Omni

For help with Omni, visit:

Questions about Omni?

Please email the Library Omni's Team

More Information

For more information about the Omni project, see the Omni project page.