Answered By: Nicole Montgomery
Last Updated: Aug 06, 2018     Views: 78

To place a hold on a book that is currently checked out, start by clicking on the FIND FULL TEXT link. .

EDS library search results with the book "Americanah" in focus. The FIND FULL TEXT link is highlighted.


On the next screen, click on the Request this Item through Library Express link to use the Library Express service to place the book on hold.


A record screen with an arrow pointing toward a button with text that reads "Request this Item through Library Express"

If you haven't already logged in, you will be prompted to log in using your EKU username and password.


CAS log in screen

Be sure to select the best pick up location for you.

  • Richmond campus students have a variety of pick up locations across campus! Tip! Mail and room delivery is not available to Richmond campus students.
  • Richmond campus faculty and staff can choose a campus pick up location or have physical items delivered to their campus mailing address.
  • Regional campus and online students, faculty and staff will have physical books mailed to their home address. Tip! Double-check your Library Express account to make sure your address is correct.

Library Express account screen with Pick-up location options highlighted


Take a moment to check the Not Wanted After Date and update if needed.


Library Express screen with "Not Wanted After Date" field highlighted


If there's something you'd like to share in the NOTES field, please do!


Library Express screen with Notes field highlighted


Once you submit your hold request, you will get a confirmation on the Library Express menu.


Library Express book request confirmation screen