Holds in LINKcat

To begin, search for an item in LINKcat. Then select the desired item from the results list by clicking on a title to view its record or by checking the box(es) in front of the title(s). Then:

  • Click on the Place Hold link.
  • Log into your account.*
  • If needed, change pickup location from confirmation screen.
  • Click Submit to confirm your request.
  • The selected title will appear on your holds list.

Managing Your Holds List

Log into your account* to access your holds list. To view your holds, go to the My Summary tab, and select Holds.

Status of Holds

  • Pending = hold placed, not yet filled
  • In Transit = item is on its way
  • Waiting = item is available for pick up

Cancel Holds

Find the item in your holds list. Click on the Cancel button on the right, then click OK in the pop-up box.

Suspend Holds

Going to be unavailable or out of town? Suspend your holds so you don’t miss them.

Find the item in your holds list and click the Suspend button. Optionally, enter the date upon which you want your hold to resume.

Resume Holds

Your suspended holds will appear in a separate list below your active holds. Find the item in your suspended holds list, then click the Resume button.

Need more help?

Contact your local library.

*Note: the login is your library barcode number and the password is your PIN.


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