When Advantage users place a hold on a title that has been purchased by both their Advantage library and the consortium, each user joins two separate waiting lists:

  1. The waiting list for the Advantage copy, which only includes other members from the same library.
  2. The waiting list for the consortium copy, which includes users from all of the libraries in the consortium.

Users who are on both lists will receive whichever copy of the title becomes available first. Since the waiting list for Advantage titles is almost always shorter, it's likely that users will end up with Advantage copies.

Once a user receives a copy of the title, they're removed from both waiting lists.

Last Updated: Dec 08, 2016 09:02AM EST