You can request items that are on loan or are located at Cairns or Townsville campus libraries. Local clients who can access the Cairns or Townsville campuses can request a book through the catalogue by clicking on 'request item'. This will place a hold on the next available copy. Click 'request copy' to place a hold on a specific copy. You will then be directed to log in. Item details will display in the request confirmation box. Click the dropdown menu to select from which campus you will collect the item. You can select Cairns or Townsville. Click request and logout. Items that you have requested will display in your library account. When the item is returned to the library, or when staff have found it on the shelf, you will receive an email notice from the library letting you know it is available for you to collect from the campus you selected. The email will contain a call number so that you can locate it on the holds shelf, and an expiry date. Collect the item before the expiry date as it will be reshelved on that date.
Off-campus clients can request a book using the Off-campus loan request form.
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