Answered By: CUHK Library
Last Updated: Dec 21, 2023     Views: 671

If you need a book but find that all of the copies are already on loan, you can make a request for it by following the steps below.

  1. On the Library Homepage, search for the book you need under the tab LibrarySearch.

  2. Find the book you need.
  3. You must login in order to make a request. (What is my login ID and password?)

  4. After you open the book record, click on “Request” in “Get It” tab.

  5. Except multimedia materials, your hold item can be picked up at any CUHK Library on campus. Select a “Pickup Location” and click “REQUEST”. If you wish to have the system automatically cancel your request after a certain date, you may choose a date “Not Needed After” before clicking the “REQUEST” button.

  6. A confirmation message “Request placed” will appear if the request is successful. An email notification will also be sent to you when the requested item is ready for pickup.


Please note that holds on available items is limited to inter-branch book delivery only. For details, please visit:

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