Answered By: Richard Directo
Last Updated: May 10, 2022     Views: 722


If you spotted an item/book title in the WorldCat Discovery that you wish to borrow, you can place a hold/ reservation on the item and we’ll let you know through your Benilde email address when it can be picked up.

Below are the the steps on placing of holds:

1. Visit the WorldCat Discovery

2. Type the book title or keywords in the search box and click the search.


3. On the search results page, click the title of the Item that you would like to place on hold.

4. On the right side of the page, click the “Place Hold” button


5. Upon clicking, a login prompt will appear asking for your infonet account credentials



6. Once logged in, a pop-up notification will appear confirming your hold on the item


7. Select your preferred branch to pick up the item. 


8. Click the submit button to place the hold request in the system


9. A pop-up notification will appear confirming the hold request.

10. If you want to check the status of your hold, edit or even delete your hold on a book, click your name on the upper right hand of the screen then select “My Account”  from the drop down list.


11. Inside your account, click the “holds” link

12. You will see a message here that indicates queuing, if there is any, or indicates that your hold is ready for pick up at Taft-Extension branch.

Also, you can either remove or edit the setup of your hold.

13. As regards email notification, if the item that you place on hold is already available for pick up, you will receive an email stating the details of your hold request.


14. Remember, if you are using a public PC, please always sign-out your account after making your holds or checking your library account



Q: How many books can I borrow? How long can I keep them?

Q: Can I renew books online? How?

Q: How many times can I renew my borrowed books online?

Q: How do I return the books I borrowed from the Reserve & Receive Service?


You may watch the video below on LaRCy's Pro Tip #3: Reserve library materials you want to borrow online.