Requesting items from Omni Libraries

Current students, staff, and faculty are eligible to place requests for general loan print library material at Omni Libraries if there is no copy available at Western Libraries.

How to request items from an Omni Library:

  1. Enter a search term in the Omni search tool and choose the LIBRARY + OMNI LIBRARIES
  2. If the item is not available at Western Libraries or is on loan to another user, click ”Not available locally, click for more options” or the title of the item
  3. A list of Omni Libraries who own a copy will display
  4. Sign in to check if there are any request options to see if the item is requestable
  5. After logging in, GET IT FROM ANOTHER LIBRARY will display, ifitem is requestable
  6. A pre-filled form will pop up, choose your preferred local pick up location
  7. Click “Send request”
  8. A green message will display indicating your request was successful
  9. Check the status of your request by clicking on MENU (or if you’re signed in, by clicking on your name) in the upper right-hand corner of the Omni search tool and choosing REQUESTS. This will display a list of all of your requests