Answered By: Desk Reference
Last Updated: Jan 10, 2022

The easiest way to put a book on hold is to find it by searching for the title and author using the WorldCat catalogue on the main page of the Library website. When you have found the book that you are looking for, click on the title to enter the record for the book. Under the red heading that says "Find a copy in the library" you should see the book's availability information with the location and due date.

If the book is checked in ("Available"), you can come get it off the shelf in person, or use the pickup service.

If the book is checked out, you can click the blue button that says "Place hold" on the right side of the screen. You will enter your library barcode number and PIN, and your name will be placed next on the waiting list. We will phone you when the book is returned to Circulation, and you will have three days to come pick it up.

If the book is held by another library, you can click the blue button that says "Place interlibrary loan" and follow the steps to have a copy sent to you from another library. Please note that this service is only available for University of Winnipeg students, faculty, and staff.

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