How do I request a hold?


To request a hold: 

1. Use the library website to locate the needed item.

2. Select the "Place Hold" button located on the right of the item listing. 

Hold Button

3. The system will prompt you to login using your Palmer credentials. 

4. Select copy type.

To select an exact volume or edition, choose "Specific Copies or Volumes."

Specific Copies or Volumes dropdown menu

Select the desired copy from the list. Multiple copies may be placed on hold with the same request.

Example of specific copies selection

5. If your request is time sensitive, select the date range for the request. 

Example of specific dates selection

6. Note any other details for your request (if applicable), and then submit the request. 

An email will notify you when your hold is available for pickup. Holds can be picked up at the library service desk. 


  • Last Updated Jan 12, 2023
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  • Answered By Elena Betsworth

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