Services and information
Safety and security
Select 2-5 keywords that describe your topic. Combine them by using the connectors (boolean operators) found in the table below.
The library catalogue and databases use this type of logic to search.
online AND privacy ...results must include BOTH words used in the search
internet OR online ...results will include EITHER word from the search
NOT email ...results will NOT include the word 'email'
To search for a phrase
"privacy settings" ...retrieves the enclosed words as a package
For alternate spellings
e?mail ...retrieves e-mail or email
* or $
For different word endings
protect* ...retrieves protect, protection, protected, etc.
Here are some tips for accessing Library online resources from off campus:
Use Omni Search, the search box on the Library home page
Access databases and publisher collections through the Library
Found an article and can't access it? Here are some things you can try:
Found an e-book in Omni and can't access it?
This guide was created by Ontario Tech Libraries and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 License, except where otherwise noted.