Trent University Library & Archives continues to offer electronic collections and virtual services. As part of the University’s limited and reduced campus presence, Bata Library and the Durham GTA Campus Library & Learning Centre are closed and physical collections are unavailable. Virtual services and support are available by contacting Check for updates regularly on our COVID-19 Alert Page.

Curbside Pickup for Faculty & Graduate Students is available starting June 23rd.

RACER: Tracking your Request

RACER Request Status

You may track your requests by clicking on My Requests within RACER.  Please note the default display list may NOT be a complete list of your current requests. To see a comprehensive list, tick the Show Everything option.  The following will help to explain the current status of your request:

Request Status


We are assessing your request.


Efforts are underway to obtain your request. Although a Pending request may only be visible by ticking the Show Everything option, the request is still active.


This is a temporary status and your request is still active at this time.


The lending library has indicated they will supply your item. The due date currently displayed will be adjusted upon receipt.


Your item is available. Consult the email notification you received for specific pickup instructions.


The lending library has recalled their material. Recalled material should be returned as soon as possible.


The item has been returned to the lending library.


This request is no longer active.