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Requesting Library Items & Curbside Services

This guide will outline the process on how to request library items and schedule a curbside pickup once ready.

What you can request

Students, faculty and staff can request CSM Library books, course reserves, media, headphones, and graphic novels with the process outlined here. Items checked out won't be due back until the end of the semester. Please note:

Requesting CSM Library Items

See the PDF above for a step-by-step guide to requesting items for pick-up with screenshots, or the video below for a guided version.

  1. Search for your item in OneSearch from the CSM Library homepage.
  2. Sign into your account using your OneLogin credentials.
  3. Browse the search results and locate the item you would like to place a hold on. Click on the title of the item to see more detail.
  4. Under "Get It" click "Request."
  5. Click "Send Request."
  6. Your will see a green confirmation box when your request has been placed. You will receive an email when your request is ready, and then you can proceed to Step 2 to schedule a pick-up appointment (same day pick-up not available).

Video Tutorial: How to Request an Item

How to request technology

Students enrolled in Fall 2020 are able to request Chromebooks, graphing calculators, and wifi hotspots for the semester.

Fill out the technology request form.  All requested items may not be ready at the same time depending on availability.

If you want a laptop please select "Other" on the request form.


Special software 

If you need special software only available on laptops (e.g., Excel, Adobe Creative Suite), please submit a technology request form and indicate the course and special software needed.