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What do Status Messages Mean?

Status Meaning
AT BINDERY Journal volumes have been sent off-campus to be bound. Articles in journals AT BINDERY may be requested by UofL students, faculty and staff via Interlibrary Loan.
BILLED A status of [DUE DATE]BILLED indicates the item was borrowed and is now long overdue.
CURRENT SER Item is shelved in the UofL Current Serials collection on Level 10 South.
DISPLAY PREP Item is part of a new library display currently being prepared. Ask at a Service Desk if you would like to use items whose status is DISPLAY PREP.
DUE [+ date] Item is currently on loan. In most cases you may Request a book that is already on loan if you wish to be next in line to borrow it.
FACULTY PUBLICATIONS Item is being used in a Library display located on the Faculty Publications wall near the Information and Research Assistance Desk on Level 10. Items from the display may be checked out at the General Services Desk.
DUE [+ date] Item is currently on loan. In most cases you may Request a book that is already on loan if you wish to be next in line to borrow it.
FOR REPAIR Item is damaged and is being repaired. Ask at a Service Desk if you would like to inquire when the item will be available for use.
HOLD Item is being held for a patron who requested the item (e.g., 1 HOLD). If the STATUS contains a DUE DATE + 1 HOLD, the item on loan has been requested by another patron. The number of holds on an item may vary.
IN LIBRARY Item should be available on the shelves.
IN PROCESS Item has not yet been catalogued. In most cases you may Request an item that is in process and be the first one to get the item.
LIB USE ONLY Item is available for use in the Library only.
MAIN DISPLAY Item is in the Library's main display area at the entrance to the Library. Ask at a Service Desk if you would like to use items whose status is MAIN DISPLAY.
MISSING Item cannot be located. MISSING items may be requested by UofL students, faculty, and staff via Interlibrary Loan.
ON DISPLAY Item is being used in a Library display. Ask at a Service Desk if you would like to use items ON DISPLAY.
ONLINE Item is available ONLINE and may be accessed by selecting the link in the middle of your screen labeled "Click on the following to..." Check the Equipment & Technology Guides if you experience access problems from off-campus, or contact Ask Us.
ON ORDER Item is currently on order. In most cases you may Request an item that is on order and be the first one to get the item.
TABLE DISPLAY Item is being used in a Library display located on a table near the Information and Research Assistance Desk on Level 10. Ask at a Service Desk if you would like to use items whose status is TABLE DISPLAY.
UNAVAILABLE Item is temporarily unavailable for use.
WITHDRAWN Item has been removed from the Library's collections.
* OTHER STATUS MESSAGES If you have questions on the meaning of other status messages not listed here, please Ask At A Service Desk.