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Why can't I request certain items in the Library Catalog (V-Cat)?

FAQ: Why can't I request certain items in the Library Catalog (V-Cat)?


Most often, this happens when trying to request a "new" or "high demand" item that isn't owned by your local library (e.g. if you live in Marathon County, the item isn't owned by any MCPL location). If you receive a "No Items Requestable; Request Denied" message when trying to request an item, this is likely what is going on. Your best options are to either find and request a different version of the item that is owned by your library, or if this is isn't possible, submit a purchase suggestion.

Other reasons your request may be denied: (1) You may have already requested the item (check your account); (2) the only available item is damaged, lost, or otherwise unavailable (check "status" in the item's record); (3) you have 75 other items already on hold or request (the account maximum).


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