Omni is our easy-to-use academic search tool that gives you access to high-quality resources from Queen's and 17 other Ontario university libraries. Omni replaces our former search tools, QCAT Library Catalogue and Summon.

Highlights include options to: 

  • Find books, ebooks, articles, chapters, documents, videos, and more.

  • Discover and access collections at Queen's, all 18 Ontario partner institutions, and beyond.  

  • Request materials beyond Queen's as you discover them. 

  • Narrow a search using filters or browse a virtual shelf. 

  • Pin and tag materials in your favourites file for easy retrieval.  

  • Cite, email, and export to a citation tool to manage your information.  

  • Follow citation trails from references within an article, and those that cite it. 

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Help & Support

Research by Subject

Refer to our Research by Subject page to find specialized information written by Subject Librarians who are specialists in your discipline, and for more help with your search strategies.


If you have any questions or need help using Omni, please Ask Us!

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