Request Mechanisms in Detail

The guidelines on the pages listed below will help staff correctly submit ReCAP requests for both patrons and staff.  Staff placing ReCAP requests for personal use should do so via CLIO.  If you have questions or problems, please contact the ReCAP Coordinator (zl2114@columbia.edu).

For a schematic that describes how ReCAP mechanisms work, please view the ReCAP Request Mechanisms (.pptx) presentation.

There are several request mechanisms to choose from on the ReCAP Request Forms website.  Guidelines for each are given on the following pages: