Omni searches two different scopes:
Use the primary dropdown menu, located beside the search box, to select the scope you'd like to search.
We recommend applying Boolean operators to focus your search results.
Use AND when you have multiple terms. Omni will return results that contain all of the words.
happiness AND productivity AND workplace
Use quotations for phrases. Omni will search for the exact order of words in the quotation.
"genetically modified foods"; "inclusive classroom"
Use OR for synonyms. Omni will search for either word.
habitat OR ecosystem
Use NOT to exclude words. Omni will exclude the word from the results list.
gambling NOT lottery
Use "*" to search for alternate word endings.
"*" for unlimited characters, especially used for word endings; cultur* for culture, cultural, and culturally
Use "?" for single wildcard characters.
wom?n for woman and women
Use brackets to group terms.
Shakespeare (sonnet OR tragedy); "climate change" (ecosystem* OR habitat*) Ontario
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