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Requestbkss

  1. 1. How to request <br />a book online<br />
  2. 2. This presentation will show you how to request a book that is out on loan to another borrower<br />
  3. 3. This presentation will show you how to request a book that is out on loan to another borrower<br />Your first step is to locate the book in ALEPH (the Libraries’ catalogue)<br />
  4. 4. Open the Libraries web site: http://www.lib.uct.ac.za<br />
  5. 5. Open the Libraries web site: http://www.lib.uct.ac.za<br />Click on Catalogue (ALEPH)<br />
  6. 6. When ALEPH opens up …<br />Type in keywords to search for the book you want<br />
  7. 7. When ALEPH opens up …<br />Type in keywords to search for the book you want<br />And click on Go<br />
  8. 8. Inyour results list …<br />Find the book you need<br />
  9. 9. Inyour results list …<br />And click on its number to see full details<br />Find the book you need<br />
  10. 10. The full record will open … <br />
  11. 11. The full record will open … <br />Click on All items to see if the book is on the shelf or out on loan<br />
  12. 12. You will now see the Holdings page … <br />
  13. 13. You will now see the Holdings page … <br />If the book is out on loan, there will be a date in the Due date column. <br />This book is out … and is due to be returned to the Library on 29 / 11 / 2010<br />
  14. 14. You will now see the Holdings page … <br />If the book is out on loan, there will be a date in the Due date column. <br />This book is out … and is due to be returned to the Library on 29 / 11 / 2010<br />To reserve the book, click on Request<br />
  15. 15. You will be asked to identify yourself …<br />
  16. 16. You will be asked to identify yourself …<br />Log in using your student / staff numberand your ALEPH password<br />SMTJOH001<br />........<br />
  17. 17. You will be asked to identify yourself …<br />Log in using your student / staff numberand your ALEPH password<br />SMTJOH001<br />........<br />Your default ALEPH password is your date of birth in the format YYYYMMDD<br />
  18. 18. You will be asked to identify yourself …<br />Log in using your student / staff numberand your ALEPH password<br />SMTJOH001<br />........<br />Your default ALEPH password is your date of birth in the format YYYYMMDD<br />Click on Go<br />
  19. 19. The Hold Request page will open …<br />
  20. 20. The Hold Request page will open …<br />You can specify the date after which you will no longer need the book<br />
  21. 21. The Hold Request page will open …<br />And select the Library where you want to collect the book<br />
  22. 22. The Hold Request page will open …<br />And select the Library where you want to collect the book<br />Then click on Go<br />
  23. 23. The book you need will be recalled to the Library within 7 days.<br />
  24. 24. The book you need will be recalled to the Library within 7 days.<br />You will receive an email <br />to notify you when the book is available for you to collect.<br />
  25. 25. The book you need will be recalled to the Library within 7 days.<br />You will receive an email <br />to notify you when the book is available for you to collect.<br />For very urgent requests, please ask for assistance at the <br />Loans Desk<br />Created by:<br /> Fiona Jones<br />November 2010<br />

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