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Using NYUAD Library's Catalog

An overview of features in NYUAD Library's online catalog (

Refine Your Results

Filtering options are located on the left side under 'Refine Your Results':

Search results are displayed for the book "the autobiography of Malcolm X". The section for filtering options on the left side are circled in red.

Some useful filtering options include the following:

  • Filter category 'Show Only' allows users to filter broadly only to the location and type of resource. The options include:

    • Physical items held by the library (e.g., physical books, DVDs, scores, etc.)

    • Online-only items (e.g., e-books, articles)

    • Peer-reviewed journals and articles within such journals

    • Open access resources

  • Filter category 'Resource Type' includes options such as articles, conference proceedings, and book chapters to reflect the wide variety of electronic resources available in the catalog. 

  • Filter category 'Library Collection' allows users to narrow their search by collections within NYUAD Libraries (e.g., Special Collection, Leisure Collection).