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Jessie Ball duPont Library

Library Policies

A resource to library policies about materials and computer use.

Holds and Recalls

If all the copies of the book you need are out on loan, you can place a hold or recall on the book.

Holds

When you place a hold, the library will notify you when the book is returned.

  • You may have a total of 3 holds and/or recalls at any one time.

  • Place a hold on a book at the Circulation desk or by logging into your library account.

  • Audio, video and reserve material cannot be recalled or held.

Recalls

Recalls are placed when there is a more urgent need for a book. A book must be checked out for at least a week before it may be recalled.

  • Patrons may have a total of 3 holds and/or recalls at any one time.

  • Recalls can only be placed at the Circulation desk.

  • Audio, video and reserve material cannot be recalled or held.