Holds & Requests

Placing a hold on a book in the Library collection is like making a reservation. When you place a hold, the item is put aside for you to pick up at the Library where the item is kept.

How To

To place a hold on an item in Page 1+:

  • After you have completed a search and identified an item you would like, select the title to view the full record
  • Click Sign In if you have not done so already
  • Use your Mohawk ID (including @mohawkcollege.ca) and password to log in Click Sign in to place a hold

  • Scroll down and select Request
  • Fill out the pop-up form and identify where you would like to pick up the item Click Request to place a hold

  • Click Send Request and the request should now appear in your account

Note: You will be notified by email when your request is ready for pick up.

If you would like to edit your hold, log into your account.

  • On the Requests tab, locate the title you wish to cancel
  • Click the Cancel link to cancel the hold.

Click "Cancel" on the Requests screen to cancel your hold.

From your My Library Card Requests tab on Page 1+ you can see all your requests and their status.

It is important to us that we have relevant and useful resources for students and faculty in the Library. We welcome your requests and suggestions for additions – books, eBooks, videos, magazines and journals - to the Library collection. All requests must fall within our Collection Development Policy (PDF 128KB) and are subject to budgetary considerations. If we cannot find or afford something that you would like us to add, we will work with you to find a suitable substitution.

Before making a recommendation...

  • Check the Library Catalogue to ensure that the item is not available in the collection
  • Perform a search in the Library Databases to ensure that the article is not available in our electronic resources.

Purchase Request Form

The Library welcomes gifts and accepts them with the donor’s understanding that the materials are evaluated by the same standards as purchased items. A donor form documents all donations. Lack of staff time for processing, age, format, topic, physical condition or copyright considerations is a determinant for adding donated items to the collection.


Jenn Horwath
Collections, Copyright & Access Management & Liaison Librarian - School of Business, Communication Arts & Skilled Trades
Fennell Campus - Cummings Library
 905-575-1212 x3129

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