Q. Can I request a book be held for me?


Yes, this semester we have implemented Andruss Express Pick Up.  See below for directions:

Andruss Express Pick-Up

  • This service is available only to BU Faculty, Staff, and Students with the ability to visit the library
  • Submit any physical book request by 8 am and have it by Noon that day
  • Submit any physical book request by Noon and have it by 4pm
    • Some exceptions will be made if book is missing/damaged
    • Weekend hours for this service will vary depending on staff availability, Please wait to receive email notification before coming to pick up an item
  • Items can be picked up anytime the library is open
    • If requested items are not picked up after 7 days, the hold will expire and items will be reshelved 
  • You will be notified via email when your item is ready to be picked up.
  • Please go to the Circulation desk on 1st floor when you are ready to pick up your items
    • You will be asked to present your BU ID so please have it ready
    • Items will already be checked out to you
  • When you are ready to return the items, please use the book drop 

How To Submit a Request

  1. Go to "BU Books & More" tab on Library's homepage and search for an item
  2. Once you find the item you want, use the "Sign In" option using your Husky ID/Password
  3. Once you've signed in and found your book, click "request"
  4. Fill out the pop up box (only the * starred fields needs to be filled out) and click "Request" again

Questions? email circdesk@bloomu.edu

  • Last Updated Sep 03, 2020
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  • Answered By Courtney Paddick

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