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Using NYUAD Library's Catalog

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

How to Use this Guide

This guide will take you through all the new features of the library catalog. Each new feature has a page in the guide with FAQ answers and screenshots. New features include:

  • searching
  • requesting
  • filtering
  • saving records
  • and exploring resources beyond NYUAD's collections

If you encounter issues or errors in the catalog, you can always:

We welcome feedback so we can keep improving the catalog.

Terms Used in the Catalog

  • Other Institutions: Refers to library locations in the NYU system such as Bobst Library. NYUAD users may request most print items. This is the fastest method for users to check out print items not on-site at NYUAD. It usually takes 5 to 7 business days for these items to arrive in Abu Dhabi.

  • Partner Libraries: Refers to libraries with a sharing agreement with NYU via EZBorrow or Interlibrary Loan.

  • Digitization: Request a scan of up to 1-2 chapters from eligible print books in NYU Bobst Library. It usually takes up to 48 hours for scans to be emailed.

  • Display Source Record: Shows the full MARC record for librarians and other information professionals.