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Lehigh University Libraries - Library Guides

Using Lehigh's Libraries

New to Lehigh University's Libraries? Here is a short guide to get you up and researching in no time.

ASA - The Library Catalog

Search ASA, the library's catalog to find, or check access to, books, ebooks, journals, ejournals, conference papers, government documents and more. From ASA you can:

  • Renew your books online
  • Text the call number, title, and location of a book to your cell phone
  • Create reading lists


The "Catalog" tab in ASA shows the libraries' holdings or access to a specific journal, but it cannot be used to locate specific journal articles. To locate specific journal articles, use the "Articles" tab in the box on the Library's home page:

library homepage articles search

Library Databases A-Z Page

Much of Lehigh Libraries content is provided through subscriptions to online databases, often called Library, or Research, Databases. Use these databases to search within one subject or discipline.

You can search or browse a list of these databases using the link below:

Finding Journals and Articles


  • Access online journals using the VPN if you are not connected to the Lehigh network. Remember to connect through the "Library/International" option of the VPN.
  • Links for items in bold are included at the end of this box. 

To find journals or ejournals to which the Libraries subscribe, you can search:

To find specific articles, you can search:

Off-Campus Access To Library Resources

The virtual private network, or VPN, is the best way to connect to library resources from off campus. Make sure to choose Library/International from the Group drop-down menu when you sign in to the VPN.  Learn more about the VPN. ​LTS pro tip: most off-campus connectivity problems are solved by using the VPN to connect when using library resources.