Place a Hold on an Item in the Catalog

Library Home > Policies > Place a Hold on an Item in the Catalog

(Holds may be placed for materials that are either checked out or on the shelf.)

1. Visit the library catalog.

2. Click on User Information.

3. Enter User ID = My WCC ID. Verification = Last Name. Click the Log On button.

4. Click Basic Search and choose search type.

5. Enter Search Terms (eg. Title, Author, Subject) and click Go.

6. Check availability of the item by clicking on Is it here?

7. Click on Request. You will see the hold request. Click Go.

8. For confirmation that the book is now on hold, return to the “Is it here?” link. You should see the word Requested under the due date.

If the hold request is for a book that is on the shelf, you will be notified to pick it up within 24 hours, or the book will be reshelved.