Request an item already on loan

The item you require is on loan, or at another campus? Place a request via Library Search:

  • Click on "Get It"
  • Click on "Sign in" and enter your login details:
    Image: Sign-in for more options
  • Click on the "Request" link:
    Image: request options
  • Select the location where you intend to collect the item and click on "Request"
  • If your request is successful, you will see a highlighted message: "Request Placed"
  • When you receive an email notifying you that the item has arrived, collect it from the Holdshelf within seven days or notify Library staff if a longer hold period is required

If more than one person has requested a hold, you will be placed in a hold queue. The borrow time will reduce to one week.

The library is currently trialling holds for 3 and 7 day loans. During this trial period these items are kept on the hold shelves for 2 days.

Maximum number of requests (Holds)

Students:  Up to 8 items at a time.
Staff: Unlimited.

View or cancel your borrowing requests (Holds)

When you've requested an item using the above method, you can view or cancel your request in the Holds section of My Account.