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Introduction to Koha: Placing Holds

Welcome to HMCPL's library services platform

Getting Started

You will access your account by going to the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library's website:

At the top of the main page click on "My Account."

Log in with your Library card and PIN/password. 

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If you can't remember your PIN/password, click the "Forgot your password?" link to reset your PIN/password via email.


Accessing Your Profile

To access your online profile, you will log in with your library card number and password (PIN).

You will be taken to the "Your Summary" tab on your profile.  The other tabs under the summary tab (such as "Your Personal Details") may be accessed and edited.

You have the ability to "Change Your Password" , view "Your Reading History", make "Your Purchase Suggestions".

How to place a hold on an individual volume in a series

1. While logged in to the online library catalog, go to the record page for the multivolume item series on which you wish to place a hold. On the right side of the page, click on "Place hold."

2. On the next page, click on "Show more options."

3. From the new options below, check the bullet labeled "A specific item."

4. In the list that appears, click the bullet next to the specific volume you wish to place on hold (denoted with "V." then a number). Once you have selected the volume, click on "Place hold."