Reservations

You may place a hold on 4 books from the closed stacks or annex, and on 3 open access books.

You may place a hold on*:

  • 4 books from the closed stacks or annex that are on loan or are being processed by using the online catalogue
  • 3 open access books that are on loan or are being processed by using the online catalogue

Periodicals may not be place on hold. Readers with one-week cards may not place holds on materials.
*Sciences Po internal readers may place holds on CDs and DVDs (4 max)

How to place a hold

  • Locate the item in the catalogue and click on Reserve
  • Log in with your reader account password and ID
  • Click the Submit button
  • When the item is available you will be notified by e-mail. Materials are held for 5 days (books from the closed stacks or annex), or for 3 days (open access books), at the circulation desk (30 rue Saint-Guillaume, ground floor).

You may confirm or cancel your hold at any time from your reader account.

Terms

You may not place a hold on materials if:

  • the item is not available for hold (click on Cancelled holds under the Messages heading to see the reason for the cancellation)
  • you have reached the maximum number of holds allowed (4+3)
  • your library card has expired
  • you have a one-week card
  • there is at least one overdue item on your account
  • your borrowing privileges are suspended
  • your reader account is blocked

Contact

Telephone: 33 (0)1 45 49 72 24