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UCC Library now Re-opened.

Both Boole and Brookfield BHSL Libraries have re-opened with the safety of Library users and staff as our chief guiding principle.

Please see our policies and important changes regarding re-opening here

Update from our Director of Library Services, Colette McKenna regarding Library Services During COVID Level 5 - Here

Library Essentials: Reserve a Book

Reserve a Book

You can reserve / request / place a hold on an item if it is checked out to another person or if it is located in the Library Store.

If an item is checked out to someone else.

When you look for an item in the Library Catalogue and the status shows a due date then the item is checked out to someone else.

 Click on the "request" button  to activate the request function.

request button

You will then have to log in to your Library Account

Once you have logged in, confirm the request by clicking on the "Request Selected Item"  button.

request selected item button

The person who has borrowed the item will receive an email asking them to return it. As soon as it's returned you will receive an email telling you it is available for collection.

If you request an item from Boston Scientific Health Sciences Library in Brookfield, it will be held at the desk in that library.  

If an item is located in Store.

If the item shows location "store request required" it means it is located off-campus in our store facility.

You can request the item by clicking on the request button and following the same instructions as above.

When the item has been retrieved from store you will receive an email letting you know it is available for collection. 

You can also ask a member of staff to reserve / request a book for you.