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Research Guides

LibrarySearch Tips

A guide to the University of Toronto Libraries' LibrarySearch platform

Frequently asked questions

How to search  |  How to do other tasks  |  About the system

How to search

How do I find a book by its title in LibrarySearch?

How do I find books by author in LibrarySearch?

How do I find an e-book in LibrarySearch?

How do I find a journal by title in LibrarySearch?

How do I find an article by title in LibrarySearch?

Can I use LibrarySearch to find articles in a specific journal?

How do I find newspapers & newpaper articles in LibrarySearch?

Can I search by DOI in LibrarySearch?

Can I search by ISBN or ISSN in LibrarySearch?

How do I use the Boolean search option in LibrarySearch?

How can I use subject headings to improve my searching?

How to do other tasks

NEW! How do I submit an interlibrary loan request through LibrarySearch?

How do I login to LibrarySearch?

What browsers work best with LibrarySearch?

How do I get a permanent link for a book or article in LibrarySearch?

Can I use LibrarySearch to create citations for books and articles that I find?

How can I see what is checked out to me in LibrarySearch?

How do I renew books?

How do I place a hold in LibrarySearch?

Can I print or share an e-resource (i.e. use the licensed content) that I find in LibrarySearch?

How do I report a problem with an e-resource?

About the new system

Why do I have to log in to LibrarySearch?

What am I searching when I use LibrarySearch?

What am I searching when I use WebsiteSearch?

What is the difference between LibrarySearch and WebsiteSearch?

How is this new search different from the previous search?

What happened to Article Search?

What happened to the Classic Catalogue?