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Robarts Library retrieval services

Stacks retrieval  |  Robarts storage  

Stacks retrieval service

Stacks retrieval services are not currently available for library visitors, i.e., users without paid library card access.

All current library users with borrowing privileges may request material to be delivered from the stacks by using the REQUEST A HOLD feature in the library catalogue.

Library visitors who do not have borrowing privileges or a stack pass may still read books, periodicals, and other items from our collections. Staff will retrieve desired items for visitors to use in-house. Items may be requested, and picked up at the 1st floor Loans desk according to the following schedule.

  • Monday to Friday: 11:00am, 3:00pm and 6:30pm
  • Saturday: 11:00am and 3:00pm
  • Sunday: 11:00am and 3:00pm

Robarts storage

What's in storage

  • Select call numbers marked in the library catalogue as "ROBARTS STORAGE"
     
  • Old Class collection
    Exception: Selected Old Class journals, which are in the BLUE section on the 9th floor, Ranges 6–1
     
  • Old Class Oversize
    Exception: Old Class journals, which are in the BLUE section on the 9th floor, range 14

How to request Robarts storage items

Request items listed in the library catalogue as ROBARTS STORAGE either in person at the 1st floor Loan Services Desk or use the GET IT IN PERSON link in the items' catalogue record:

Updated May 1, 2022