Bound periodicals are stored in the compact stack, which is located at B1 of the Main Library, and the materials stored in it may include:Western bound periodicals, rarely-used materials (reference books, material accessories, audiovisual materials, newspapers, etc.)
How to request
The compact stack is under closed stack management, if you need anything from there, please place a request on the item as usual. If you are not on the campus, please fill out the Application Form for Compact Stack Pick-up.
If any emergent request is needed, please contact the Circulation Desk.
Items that are marked as “Withdraw” means that they have been confirmed as lost items, and are waiting to be crossed off from the library’s property list. If you need an item, please place a request on Acquisition Recommendation, but the library will have to evaluate the recommendations before purchasing.
What to do when I see that the item I want is marked as “On Shelf” but I can’t find it?If you see the “On Shelf” status on the library catalog, but can’t find the item, please head to the Information Desk to fill out the Missing Items Search form, we will be searching for the item at least 4 times for 1 month. If we find the item, we will place a hold on it for you, if not, we will still inform you through email.
Items marked as “Cataloging” can be requested, but “Ordering” materials cannot be requested because we are preparing to purchase the items, or we are still waiting for them to be sent in batches by the publishers. If you have any emergent need on the “Ordering” materials, please email email@example.com for help.
Yes, you may borrow the “On Display” books in the “New Arrivals” area of the circle in Main Library, also on 2F of Humanities and Social Sciences Branch.
Please confirm by checking on the library catalog:
If you still can’t find the item, then it might be: