Answered By: Elaine Pocklington
Last Updated: Oct 06, 2016     Views: 118

All library members who can borrow items can request items.  Details about library membership are available via our Membership page.

You can request items which are not available on the shelf at your library (every copy is on loan) or it is only held at a different site.

You cannot request items available on the shelf at your campus, multiple copies of the same title or titles which you already have on loan as the library system will stop you.  If the item is available on the shelf at your campus you will need to go into the Library to borrow it.

1. Login to the library website and then using the "Search" box, enter your book title and select "Books" from the "Material Type" drop-down menu. Or search for what you want and limit the results by "Physical Items" via the filters on the left hand side of the results screen.

2. When you find something, click on the Get It tab for its availability. If it is not available at your site, you can request it by clicking on 'Request' at the top of the Get It tab.

You will then be asked to choose the library you want to collect it from. The first available copy will be sent there and you will receive an email once it's ready for you to collect.

The book will be held for you for seven days.