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PALS - Pre-Arrival Library Support: How to reserve a book


How to reserve a book

How to reserve a book

If all copies of a book are out on loan you will need to reserve (request) a copy so that when the book is returned by the previous user it will be kept for you and not returned to the book shelves.

Login to Locate using your Coventry University computer username and password by clicking on 'Login' at the top right hand side of the screen.

Logging In
Logging in to Locate allows you to use additional features including:
- Using library services such as requests, recalls and renewing items
- Saving items to view later
- Saving queries and switching on notifications

To login to Locate click Guest at the top right corner of Locate and select Login. On the Coventry University login page enter your username and password. You should now see your name appear in the top right corner of Locate. You will need to login each time you use Locate to use these extra features. 



Find the item you wish to request. Click on the ‘Request’ button.

and then click on ‘Request’.

You will receive an email when the item is ready for you to collect.

You have 7 days to pick up the item from the shelves near the Library reception desk. After 7 days the item goes back on the shelves or to the next user who has requested the item.