CSULA students, faculty and staff can place holds on items checked
out to other borrowers. If you place a hold on an item that is checked
out, the current borrower will be notified to return the item promptly.
This is called a recall and often it will change the original
due date to an earlier date.
While it is usually quicker and easier to place a hold online,
you can also request a hold to be placed in person at the Circulation
Desk for books that are checked out. At the Circulation
Desk only, you may also place a hold plus search for books you
cannot find in the stacks.
When it is returned, you will be notified through the e-mail address
we have on file. After you receive your e-mail notice, you can come
to the Circulation
Desk (1st floor, Library North) and pick up the item you requested.
Here’s how you place a hold on