How do I reserve books already on loan?

If a book appears on SOLO with a date in the 'Type / Status' column, this means it is already on loan until the date shown.

 Screen shot of a book on loan in SOLO

To place a reservation on the book, follow the instructions below.

  1. Sign in to SOLO by clicking on 'Sign on' (for help on signing in, see: 'How do I renew books?')
  2. Click on 'Hold' in the 'Request Options' column.
  3. Click 'Hold' to submit the reservation request. You do not need to fill in the author, title, volume and notes sections.
  4. To check the progress of a hold or to cancel it, go to 'My Account' in SOLO followed by 'Requests'.
  5. When the book arrives back at the relevant library, you will receive an email asking you to collect it.

You can also view a YouTube video on how to reserve books. Link to: Reserving books on SOLO video.