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Request Status and Expected Delivery Times

Where's My Stuff?

Local Requests

Items owned by Bierce Library or in our Science collection will be processed in a day or two, Monday - Friday. Delivery times depend on the pickup location selected. Home delivery times will vary based on USPS delivery times.

OhioLINK and SearchOhio

These items may take up to one week to arrive at the pickup location you selected.

Interlibrary Loan Requests (ILL)

ILL article or book chapter requests may be available within a few short hours up to several days.

ILL book or media requests may take several weeks to arrive.

 

What does this status mean in my library account?

Log into MyLibrary account at https://library.uakron.edu/patroninfoISO

 

Local Request status and definitions (Bierce, Science and Wayne collections)

Status Definition
AVAILABLE Item is not ready. Request has not yet been processed
IN TRANSIT Item is not ready. Request is currently in process
READY. Pickup by "date" Item is ready. Pick up at Bierce or confirm curbside/home delivery information
HOLD # of # Item has multiple holds. The patron is the first #. The number of holds is the second #
Status only contains a date Item is currently checked out to another person and is due back on the date visible

 

OhioLINK and SearchOhio request status and definitions

Status Definition
REQUESTED Item is not ready. Request has not yet been processed
IN TRANSIT Item is not ready. Request is currently in process
RECEIVED Item is ready. Pick up at Bierce or confirm curbside/home delivery information
RETURNED Item has been returned to Bierce Library and will be returned to the lending library
Hold # of # Item has multiple holds. The patron is the first #. The number of holds is the second #
Status only contains a date Item is currently checked out to another person and is due back on the date visible

 

Interlibrary Loan Requests

Status Definition
Not Reviewed Request is waiting to be reviewed
Submitted Item has been requested. Awaiting response from potential lending libraries
Available to View Article request is complete and can be viewed through your ILL account
In Transit Loan or book request is being shipped to Bierce Library
Received/In Use Loan or book has arrived at Bierce Library and is ready to be picked up
Unfilled Initial group of lending libraries are unable to provide item
Expired Request has exceeded the 'need by' date and has been cancelled
Closed Request completed or cancelled

Updated August 12, 2022