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Can you pull a book from the shelf and reserve it for me?

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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the stacks at all UConn Libraries are currently closed but you can still get your UConn Library owned books. When you request an item through the Library’s catalog, we will hold the item at the service desk of your choice. The item will be available for you to pick up during service hours.   For more information and to request an item


Circulating items from any UConn Campus library can be pulled and held for pickup at the library circulation desk of your choice. Locate the item you want through the Library's search Sign in to request, and click the Request from UConn link within the Find On Shelf section.

Items held at your own library will be available in 1 business day; items from a different library will take approximately 1-3 business days to arrive. You will receive an email when the item is ready for you to pick up. If the item is not found on the shelf, you will receive a cancellation notice; if you would still like the item, place a request a request using Interlibrary Services.  This service is available to UConn faculty, staff, currently enrolled students, and current community borrowers (community borrowers cannot use the Interlibrary Loan service). For more information, see

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