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Using NYUAD Library's Catalog

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

Saved Items

You can now add records directly to your Saved Items from within the catalog.

Note: The previous saved items system, e-Shelf, has been retired.

  • To add individual item records to your Saved Items, click the “pin” icon on the item record, which is accessible from both the brief result and the full item display page

  • To save a search to your Saved Items, click the link “Save this search” at the top of the search results. The search terms and results will be saved in your account for future catalog sessions.

Search results page with the following links or icons highlighted in a red box: "Save this search" link at the top of the results, the pin icon on the top navigation bar and on each item result, and the "Saved Items" link under the account dropdown.


To go to your Saved Items page

  • click the “pin” icon on the top navigation bar

  • or click into your name / account drop-down and click the option “Saved Items”

In the Saved Items page, you can access your saved records, your saved searches, and your most recent searches (stored for up to 24 hours). There are additional features to label items to better sort your records.

Saved items interface in the catalog with two items saved under "Saved Records".