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Home How to Request an Item

How to Request an Item

  1. From the Libraries home page, search the library catalog for the item you want.

  1. From the list of search results, find and click on the title of the item you’d like to request. Under the Get It heading, click the Sign In link. Under the Request Options heading you can verify the item’s location and that it is available checkout. 

  1. Log in with your  NDSU login (same as for CAS/campus computers) ID and password.


  1. Once you are logged in, click the Place a Hold link under the Get It heading, and select your preferred pickup location (Main Library, Architectural Studies Library, Business Learning Center, or Renaissance Hall) and click Request.


The page will generate a message that your request has been placed, and how many requests are already queued for that particular item.

  1. You will receive an email when your item is available at your designated pickup location.
  • Items will be held for 7 days. If the request is not picked up within that time, it will be cancelled and resent to its original holding location.
  • Items requested for pickup at the Main Library, Architectural Studies Library, and Business Learning Center can be retrieved at the main check-out desk at each location.
  • Items requested for pickup at Renaissance Hall can be retrieved in the Room 108 office. Be sure to record your checkout in the log provided.
  1. Return your items to any of our NDSU library location book drop locations including
  • Main Library
  • Business Learning Center (Barry Hall)
  • Klai Juba Wald Architectural Studies Library
  • Renaissance Hall
  • Memorial Union
  • Quentin Burdick Building

If you have any questions or feedback, please feel free to contact the Main Library Circulation Desk at 231-8888.


Last updated: 7/28/2020