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Placing a hold on Cuesta Library materials

Are you looking for a Cuesta Library book or DVD that is shelved at a different campus? Place a hold, and we will deliver it to the campus library of your choice. See below for instructions on requesting a hold. 

Step-by-Step Instructions


Look for your desired item by typing key terms in Cuesta Library's One Search box. 

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Sign in

When prompted, log in with your mycuesta username and password. You will not be able to request a hold until you sign in. 


Click on the title of the item.

Place Hold

Click on the Request link under the Get It heading. 

Select Pickup Location and Submit Request

Select your pickup location from the dropdown menu. You can add notes and a "needed by" date if you wish. Then click Send Request. You should receive the item in 2-5 business days. 


Video Tutorial

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