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COTC: Library: Requesting a book

Requesting a book through the catalog

To locate and request a book, you will start on the COTC Library website: library.cotc.edu.  Type your search terms into the Library Catalog Search bar, and then select the search button.

Image of the COTC Library Catalog Search Bar.  The search [Drugs and sports] is entered into the search bar.

The next screen will show all of the books owned by COTC and OSU that are related to your search terms.  If you decide that you need a book that is not located on your home campus, chose the Request This Item button on the right hand side of the screen.  

Online record of a book, with the Request This Item button highlighted.

On the next page you would enter your full name and your COTC ID number.  Remember to enter the letters CT before entering your ID number.  Example: CT1234567.  Then select your campus from the drop-down menu, and then select the submit button.  Your book will arrive in 2-4 business days.  

Image of the request page in the OSU library system