Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Monday June 26, 2017

Library Hours: 7:30am to 10:00pm

Eastern Michigan University Library

Get Items from Storage (ARC)

Where is Storage?

  • Books and materials listed in the library catalog with the location Storage are located in the Automated Retrieval Collection (ARC) in the library building.
  • The ARC's massive robot cranes locate nd move the hundreds of bins that hold more than a half-million books, videos and other items from the Library's collection.

How long does it take to get an item from Storage?

  • Items are usually retrieved in less than 10 minutes.

Will I be notified when the item is ready?

  • Notification of a successful request will appear on the catalog screen, but no separate notifications are sent.

How long are items held?

  • Books are held for 5 days after a request.
  • Media (DVDs, CDs, etc) are held for 24 hours.

How can I get help with Storage items?

  • If you have any trouble requesting an item from storage, please ask a library staff member for assistance.
  • If you don't have an E-Number, ask at the Information/Reference Desk to have the item requested for you, 734-487-2445..

How do I request items from Storage?

  1. Locate the item using Esearch.
  2. Click on the title to view the full item details.
  3. Click on Sign in.
  4. Enter your Net ID and password.
  5. Click on Request. Enter a Not Needed After date, if relevant, then click Send Request.