Océano Discovery Library (English): Requests


Request types

There are two different types of requests available through Océano:

  • For books in the Closed Stacks and the Open Access collection
  • For books currently on loan, regardless of their location (Open access or Closed Stacks)

The steps for placing holds will be the same in both cases.

Sign in

To be able to place holds it is necessary to be logged in to Océano:

IMPORTANT! If there are any blocks in our account we won’t be able to submit requests.

How to submit requets and place holds on items on loan

  1. Once logged in to Océano, we may search the Catalogue for the item we need and click on its title to access the detailed record:

  1. In the “Get it” section we will find a link to “Request” the book:

  1. In the following screen, we must click on the “Request” button to confirm:

When the item becomes available, we will be notified by email.

We can pick up the book from the Circulation Desk with our UD Card or Library Card.

The book will be on hold for us until the end of the day after we receive the email notice.

For more information about the status of our requests, we can check the section about the Library Card on this very LibGuide: