Can I place a hold online if the book is on the shelf?
No, you can only place holds on books that are checked out and the status shows unavailable. If a book is available on the shelf, you'll have to come in person to find it and sign it out.
Please view this link for placing an item on Hold. https://www.library.yorku.ca/web/ask-services/borrow-renew-return/placing-an-item-on-hold/ information page.