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Delaware Library Catalog: Placing a Hold (Borrowing from other DLC Libraries)

Placing a Hold (Borrowing Materials from other DLC Libraries)

Students, Faculty and Staff are able to borrow materials through the Delaware Library Catalog using the Place Hold feature.

To search for materials from the other participating libraries, change drop down box on the catalog search screen from Wilmington University Library to Everything.

 

Searching Delaware Library Catalog holdings for other libraries

Additionally, you can search for materials from a specific library on the following Search Results page. Look for the list of Libraries on the left menu bar. After selecting the library or libraries, click on the Include button.

Searching Delaware Library Catalog holdings for other libraries

Steps to Placing a Hold

To borrow an item from a DLC library follow these steps:

  1. On the catalog search screen change the drop down box from Wilmington University Library to Everything.
  2. Enter your search terms in the field above and click search.
  3. On the Results list, find the item you would like to request.
  4. The Place Hold button is located to the right of the page.

Placing a hold in Delaware Library Catalog

A window will pop up asking for your Library Card Number and PIN if you have not already logged in.
What's my Library Card Number and PIN?

In the next window, choose Wilmington University Library for the Pickup Library. Then click Place Hold(s).
(If you live outside of New Castle County, we will be happy to mail any items to your home, free of charge. See more details below.)

Placing a hold in Delaware Library Catalog

Where can I pick up my materials?

Students/Faculty with classes in New Castle County

Choose Wilmington University as the Pickup Library.

Students/Faculty with classes outside of New Castle County

Choose Wilmington University as the Pickup Library. However, you may call or email the Library once your material(s) have arrived to have them mailed to your home address. All postage will be covered by the Library.

Students/Faculty with classes in Kent County

Those in Kent County have the additional option of choosing Dover Public Library as the Pickup Library.

 Delaware Library Card holders

Anyone owning a Delaware Library Card has the option of placing a hold through the catalog and choosing any of the system libraries as a Pickup Library. Users must log in/place hold with their Delaware Library Card information.