You can reserve books online in the catalogue.

When to collect?
Reservations can be collected the same day, unless the item is on loan to another user. Please bring your student card or library card.
Check "Your account / Renewal" for books to be collected. You will receive a notification by email or letter. The book will be available at the lending desk during five days.

Libraries VU main building
Reservations made beforecan be collected after
9.30 am12 noon
12 noon1.30 pm
3 pm4.30 pm
Medical library VUmc
11 am3 pm
Special collections
1 pm1 pm


Where to collect?
Your collection notice and "Your account / Renewal" will state the desk where to collect the item (see Desks, opening hours). 
At the specified location you can get the item yourself from the bookcase and borrow it at the self-service station. 
In the Medical Library please visit the desk.

No reservation
No reservations can be made for reference works and exam books.
You cannot reserve a book if there are (up to 5) reservations placed by others.

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