Online Renewals & Holds

There are three ways to renew your books timely to avoid fines which are given below:

  • Online Renewal through Library Portal.
  • Present your books physically at the circulation desk.
  • Send an email at

To renew your books online you have to follow a simple procedure.

  • Click on or the image below to start Library iPortal
  • Enter your valid Patron ID and Password to renew your book(s). Click here to see the LUMS Library patron ID scheme.

Books with the following statuses may not be renewed:

  • Course reserve
  • Over Due
  • On Hold
  • Recalled
  • Special loans

You will not be able to renew your books online if you have accumulated a fine of more than 5000 rupees.

Online Holds

If your desired item is checked out by any other member, you can place a hold request so that when this book is returned by the patron, someone else doesn't get this book issued. You will also be notified by a system generated email to pick the item from the library.

Click on the image below to start Library iPortal, or copy and paste the following link

  • Enter your valid patron ID) and Password to request for hold(s).
  • Check if the book is already issued to any other member.
  • Press the request button to place the item on hold.