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OCLC WMS Book Request Guide

This guide shows you how to request for a book using OCLC Worldshare Library Catalog

Book Request Details

Reminder Few reminders to Students, Faculty, and Staff regarding this service:

  • Zayed University offers book pickup during operating hours
  • Books will be ready for pick up when you receive an email notice
  • Please bring your ID and present it to the library staff at the service desks
  • Books will be on hold for 7 days and will be returned to the shelf if not picked up
  • Checked out materials can be returned to the drop boxes located by AUH Male Gate 8, AUH Female Gate 9, and DXB (Administration entrance between Wing A and Wing B), or inside of the libraries during our operation hour

How To Request For A Book

 1. Go to

2. Sign in using your ZU username and password then search for the book you would like to request.
3. On the left panel of the search results page, narrow down your search by going to Resource Type, then tick Print Books.
4. Click the book title. In the new window, under the Check Availability section, click on Place Hold. A new tab window will open.
5. Fill up the information on the new window to continue submitting your book request then hit the Submit button.

 6.  You will receive an email when your book is ready for pick up.