Library Catalogue: how to request a book (general)
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  • 1. Library Catalogue: How to request a book http:// unihub.mdx.ac.uk / study / library
  • 2. Access the Library Catalogue myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Library Catalogue Select ‘Library Catalogue’ from the list of resources
  • 3. Use the Library Catalogue to find the book you want
  • 4. Select the book you want from the search results…. You may need to scroll down the screen until you find the right book. ….by clicking on the title
  • 5. Check ‘Copy/holdings information’ to see if the book is available All copies of this book are on loan This is the date when the book is due back in the Library
  • 6. It is possible to request books if all the copies are on loan Click on ‘Request item’
  • 7. Follow the prompts… ….enter your student number (Borrower ID) eg. M00001234, followed by your date of birth (PIN) like this dd/mm/yy eg. 121087… …and then click on ‘Login’ to continue
  • 8. Continue to follow the prompts… …select which campus you want the requested book to be sent to. The default is your home campus. Click on ‘Request’ to continue You can neither ‘logout ‘or ‘return to searching’. You should see this message if your request has been successful If you select ‘Return to searching’ you will remain logged in. This is useful if you think you might want to request more books. This number indicates where you are in the queue for this book. There is only one request on this book
  • 9. A message will be sent to your University email when the book is available for you The email message contains a 6 digit number. Make a note of this number and take it to the Library Requested books can be found in this glass cubicle on the ground floor of The Sheppard Library near UniHelp
  • 10. The books are shelved in order using the 6 digit number from your email
  • 11. After you have found your requested book… ….remember to issue it using the self-issue machine.
  • 12. If you need to cancel your request… …go to the Library Catalogue and click on ‘Library Account/Renewals’ Login in using your student number and date of birth (as before). Click ‘Login’ when you are ready.
  • 13. You are now in your Library Account Click on ‘Requests’ Select the request you want to cancel and click on ‘Cancel request’ Your book request is now cancelled.
  • 14. Need further help? Contact your Librarian: http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/liaisonlibrarians Make an appointment: http://bit.ly/MakeAnAppointmentLibrarians