Requesting Items that are On Loan

The staff and students of Jinan University can request an item that is on loan to another borrower.

Request items via the library catalogue

  • Find the book in the Catalogue.

  • Click on the Request button located at the top of the screen.

  • Enter your name and Campus card ID according to the requirements of the page.

  • Choose the Pickup Location, then click the submit button.

  • If the request is successful you will receive the message: Your request for “Book Title” was successful. You will be able to pick up this material at “Pickup Location” when it is ready.


  • As long as one copy of the book is AVAILABLE in your own campus library, the book cannot be requested, you should go to your campus library to borrow it.

  • You will receive an email or SMS message when the item is ready to pick up. You should pick it up in 5 days, or the item will go to the next patron who request it or go back to the stacks.

  • You can log into My Library to offer your valid email and mobile phone number so as to receive email and message from library and check if your requested book is available for pick up or to cancel a request.

  • The max number of your total requests is 3.

* Be cautious of setting your request, due date would not return to the original one even if the request is canceled.