|I need ...||How to request||How to pickup||How to return|
|A book or DVD (including reserves)||Log into library catalog and place hold (video instructions), or call/text the library||When you receive an email letting you know the hold is available, call or text the library to arrange a pickup time. Pick up the book from the Grab & Go cart outside the library exit doors.||Book drop outside library exit doors (open 24/7)|
|A chapter of a reserve book||Fill out the Request for Scanned Course Reading form (maximum 1 chapter or 25 pages per book), or call/email the library||Library will email a PDF to your MCLA email address.||N/A|
|A laptop||Call or text the library. You must have a completed Laptop Lending Agreement on file; if you haven’t yet, please fill one out before requesting the laptop.||When you call/text, we’ll arrange a pickup time. A staff member will meet you at the exit door to hand you the laptop.||Call/text the library before coming over. Laptops must be returned when the library is open. A staff member will meet you at the door to receive the laptop. Do not put laptops in the book drop!|
For quick or simple questions try our chat line or give us a call.
For more involved questions make an appointment for a Teams meeting with a Librarian: https://library.mcla.edu/research/research-consult