National Library of Australia
An item's availability can be seen in search results. To check an item's availability on the record display page, scroll to the bottom.
Click the "Get this" button to request the item, or the "Copies Direct" button if you wish to be sent a photocopy.
Sometimes the "Get this" button will be greyed out and unclickable. This means, for some reason, the item isn't available to request. This could be because somebody else has already requested it, or the item is missing, damaged, not available for loan and so on. When possible, a note will be provided in the "Collect From" column:
Note that in such cases, the "Copies Direct" button is still enabled.
Upon clicking the "Get this" button, a second screen will be presented. If the item is a monograph (that is, a single-publication item, like a book, map, picture), no additional information is required. Journals (serial publications, like magazines and newspapers) need to have a volume, month and year specified:
Once you have provided the applicable information, click the "submit my request" button to complete your request.
There is a limit to the number of requestable items per user. If this limit is reached, a message like this will be shown: