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Low Demand (General) and 3 day Loan Collections

An item you want is on loan or at another UTAS Library? - Request it!
  • You can request any item that has a Request it  request it icon
  • You can have a total of 15 requests at any one time.

Note: UTAS Library now has longer loan periods, if you need an item that is on loan Request it and the loan period may be reduced, for more information see What is a recall?

How do I request?

  1. Search the Library Catalogue for an item
  2. Look for and select the Request it request it icon
  3. Enter your ID number from your UTAS ID card or Special Borrower card and your Library PIN, (Need a PIN - select Don't know your PIN? to create one)
  4. Click Submit Query
  5. Select your pick up location and click Submit
  6. Protect your account always - Logout

Check My Library Account to view, or cancel your requests.

When will my items be available?

  • You will be sent an email to your UTAS email address when your item is ready to collect.

You will have:

  • 5 days to collect a low demand (general) collection items

Flexible Library Service arrangements

How do I request Books, CDs, Videos (PDF 739.1KB)?  Explains how you can request an item to be posted to you or how to request an item for you to collect at your nearest UTAS library.

We can scan and email a chapter of a reserve item to you. We cannot post a reserve item to you.

Need help placing a request?  Phone: +61 3 6324 3534 or email

Check My Library Account on the Library webpage to manage your loans and requests. Remember you can cancel requests if you no longer need them.

We will contact you if we cannot fulfil your request.