Booking a specific closed stack item in advance

 When you book a closed stack item in advance, you can choose to book a specific item or copy. This way, you can check out the exact item (or copy of a title) that you want.

To book a specific closed stack item title in advance

  1. Search for a closed stack library item.

  2. At the detailed title (or full bibliographic) information, click Request Copy next to the item that you want.

If the library does not allow advanced booking, Information Portal displays the page to request the item, or a message saying that the title is not available for booking in advance.

If you can proceed with advanced booking, Information Portal prompts you to log in to your user account.

  1. Log in to your user account.

Information Portal displays a calendar of available booking days on the Booking Summary page.

  1. Click on an available day when you want to check out the item.

Information Portal displays a list of times at which you can book the item.

  1. Choose the time at which you want to check out the item from the Select start time drop-down list.

  2. Choose the time at which you want to check in the item from the Select end time drop-down list.

  3. Click Book Item.

Information Portal displays a message saying that your booking has successfully been placed.

  1. Do one of these options: