Meet Omni Ontario’s new academic search tool

Introducing Omni, the new academic search tool presented by OCUL.

An outcome of OCUL’s Collaborative Futures initiative, Omni is powered by a collaborative system of team members and resources from 18 of Ontario’s university libraries. Omni users experience fast and easy access to a vast collection of diverse, high-quality, academic material, empowering them to confidently develop new insights in their areas of study, and succeed in their research goals.

Features of Omni

A Wealth of Content

Numerous academic and scholarly resources, leveraging broad content coverage, deep expertise, and extensive metadata

Easy to Use

A fresh and intuitive web experience, mobile-friendly for consistent use across devices

Search with Confidence

Powerful search tools for discovery and in-depth research of high-quality academic sources across the consortium

Smooth and Seamless

Designed to connect to existing library and research tools for a smooth research experience

Collaboration Ready

Purpose-built to enable members to share collections and services while also maintaining local autonomy

Omni is a collaboration between 18 Ontario Universities

Algoma University
Brock University
Carleton University
University of Guelph
Lakehead University
Laurentian University
McMaster University
Nipissing University
OCAD University
Ontario Tech University (formerly UOIT)
University of Ottawa
Queen's University
Trent University
University of Waterloo
Western University
Wilfrid Laurier University
University of Windsor
York University

About OCUL

The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is a consortium of Ontario’s 21 university libraries. Our strength lies in our commitment to work together to maximize our collective expertise and resources. We enhance information services in Ontario and beyond through collective purchasing and shared digital information infrastructure, collaborative planning, advocacy, assessment, research, partnerships, communications, and professional development.

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