How do I find a missing book?

The book I'm looking for is not on the shelf, what do I do? What do I do if I can't locate a book?


If a book cannot be located on the library shelves, place a hold on the book, and library staff will search for it and email you if it is found. If it is not found it will be marked as missing and you can request it from another library.

To place a hold:

  1. Find the book record it OneSearch
  2. Sign in for more options using your @sdsu email address and associated password
  3. Click: Place a Hold on this Item
  4. Specify your pick up location and Send Request


  • Last Updated Nov 05, 2021
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  • Answered By Keven Jeffery

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