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Place a Hold

Placing a hold allows you to request that a copy of an item be sent to your choice of a library for pickup.

There are two ways to request a Hold.

1. Search the catalog as usual. When you get to the specific material you want, click on Place a hold on this item to the left of the title or on the Place a Hold icon at the top of the screen for an individual record. You will be instructed to enter your name, your 14 digit Library barcode and your PIN . Once this information is verified, you will be asked to select your pickup location. From the Hold Verification screen, choose Regular Display to continue searching. You will remain in My Record and will not need to reenter your personal information for any further holds.

2. First enter View Your Record . Enter any title in the box in the middle of the screen, and then search the catalog as usual. Once you find what you'd like to request, click on Place a Hold. You will be asked to select a pickup location. From the Hold verification screen, click on Regular Display to continue searching. You may place more holds without reentering your information.



Materials which are not eligible for holds:
  • Reference
  • Long Overdue
  • Missing
  • In Mending
  • In Storage
  • In Processing

    Patrons who are unable to place holds:

    • Those who already have 20 holds
    • Those with long overdue items
    • Those who are in Collection
     
    You will be notified when the material is ready for you. We recommend giving us your email address for the quickest notification. You have 5 days to pick up the material, unless otherwise indicated.

    If you are coming to the library the same day, call the library.


    Last Modified: 4/6/11

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