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Norwich University Kreitzberg Library

Request Books

Learn how to place holds on books in our collection for mail delivery or in-library pickup.

1. Check Availability

Brief records in search results display each item's availability status (usually Available or Checked Out).

Available book record example

Example of checked out item on search results page

2. Click Title

Click on the item title to open the detailed record in a new pane. The Request button is found in the Check Availability panel.

Location of Request button in detailed record

3. Choose a Sign-In Option

The resulting screen may prompt you to choose an authentication service. NU students, staff, and faculty can use the network account login (i.e., your Single Sign-On account).

Authentication option menu

4. Submit Hold Request

CGCS and other distance students, as well as fully remote NU faculty, may select Mail delivery from the dropdown under pickup location. On-campus/commuter students and faculty should use the default Kreitzberg Library location. If selecting mail delivery, we ask that you provide a current mailing address in the Item Description/Notes field.

Place Hold request form

After your request has been submitted, you can check on the status of your holds any time in the Holds tab in your Library Account.