This 1-minute video explains the difference between search scopes: "Trent Library", "Trent + Omni Libraries", and "Add results beyond Trent's collection".
The narrator reads the text on the screen.
The "Course Reserves" option shown in the video no longer appears in Omni. Course readings are now accessed through "Readings & Resources" in your Blackboard courses.
The video is a visual representation of the content on this page.
Omni is a scholarly search tool. It searches a multitude of academic databases and resources around the world, bringing all the results together on your desktop.
You have options to limit or expand the breadth of resources you see. That's called the "scope" of your search. These are the scope options and the resources they include.
This is the default search from the Omni search bar. It's showing what's immediately available to you through our library, including:
Use this search for anything you want access to immediately.
This is a drop-down menu option in the Omni search bar - enter search terms to see it. It shows you:
This is an option from your RESULTS screen, not the search bar. It expands your results to show you:
This is a separate search, available from the top page links or the results page. It: