The Technical Library Catalogue Part 10: How to submit a request

This blog is part of a series about the catalogue used by The Technical Library. Blogs will include information about who can access the catalogue and how to search it.

Navigate to The Technical Library’s website – and click on the Library Catalogue Link on the Home Page. The screen will prompt you for your User ID and submit, and then for your password and submit.  See a previous blog to find out how become a member of The Technical Library and obtain login details.

How to submit a request

  1. Request directly one at a time
    1. by clicking on red arrow on LHS and submitting
    2. from full bibliographic record – Reserve/Request at the bottom of the record
  2. Selection from hit list – one at a time or select all – tick in square box next to number
    1. View selection
    2. Email citations
    3. Send to yourself or to Luke (
    4. NB enter your email address so that Luke can identify who sent the request.
    5. Return to hit list
  1. Using the basket
    1. Click on green arrow on RHS
    2. Basket appears on top of screen
    3. Open basket
    4. View selection
    5. Email citations
    6. Send to yourself or to Luke (
    7. NB enter your email address so that Luke can identify who sent the request
    8. Click on basket toggle to empty basket
    9. Click on back arrow to return to hit list.
    10. To reopen basket click on any green arrow on the RHS.

This blog is written to promote the products and services of The Technical Library. Your comments and suggestions are most welcome.

Dineo Molebatsi


20th June 2018

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