Reserve / Place Hold on an Item

You can reserve an item which is already on loan online via My Account in SearchPlus (

If you are first time login, you have to change your password at My Circulation Record before login to SearchPlus. (refer to Circulation Record- First Time Login)

Please note the following:

  • Borrowers can reserve loan items in the Circulation Collection only
  • Items available in the library CANNOT be reserved

To reserve an item:

Using My Account in SearchPlus

1. Access SearchPlus ( for the item.

2. Once the item is already on loan, you can click the “Holding” tab

3. Click “Sign in to request” and enter User ID (student ID or staff ID) and PIN to login to your My Account

4. After signing in, press “Hold” on your desired item until the message Action Succeed is shown on the page

5. View your Circulation Record at My Account to confirm the request is successful (You can click “Cancel” to cancel the request)

6. You will receive a pickup notice by email when the item is ready for collection at the 1/F Library Service Counter

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