Leeds University Library

Preferred searches

Preferred searches let you save catalogue searches for later use.

  • Choose Check my Library record from the catalogue screen
  • Log in using your username and password
  • Choose "Search the catalogue"
  • Carry out your search. You may save any type of search as a Preferred search, including searches you have limited/sorted/modified
  • Choose the "Save as preferred search" button on the search results screen. Note that you are not given feedback that the Preferred search has been added
  • You can access your Preferred searches on your Library record page. Choose the "Preferred searches" link
  • To remove searches, select the checkboxes for the searches you want to remove in the "Mark to remove" column. Then choose the "Update list" button.

You can also have the Library system automatically run your searches each week and email you any new results.

  • Choose Check my Library record from the catalogue screen
  • Log in using your username and password
  • Choose the "Preferred searches" link
  • Select the checkbox for each search you want to have automatically run and emailed to you in the "Mark for email" column. Then choose the "Update list" button
  • The Library system will run your searches every Monday morning and email you with new results.

Search results will be sent to the email address registered with the Library - this appears under your name on your Library record screen.