Frequently Asked Questions

icon of an exclamation markDue to renovation and expansion-related building closures starting May 8, 2024th, the library building will be closed. Some of the information on these FAQ pages may be affected. Library services are being offered virtually and at the temporary Library Help Desk in the front entrance of the library. Read more about Summer 2024 modified service plans. 

Finding & Getting Materials

  • You will receive an email when the item is ready for pick-up at the Library Help Desk. Holds are usually available within 1-2 business days.
  • Search the Library Catalog.
  • Look for the Request icon near the top of the item information page.

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  • Log into your library account. Once you log in, the request is placed. You can continue to search for other items and use the request button to place holds. Undergraduates are limited to 5 holds at a time.
  • You will receive an email when the item is ready for pick-up at the Library Help Desk. Holds are usually available within 1-2 business days.