What do the terms “in place”, “ordered”, “reserved” mean?

On the spot – the books is located at its home sublibrary

Request placed for a loan – a request has been placed for a loan, but still not executed

Already assigned – the book is ready for collection

Date (e.g. 14/12/2016) – the book is borrowed, this date means the end of the regular loan period  (however, it may not be guaranteed that the book will actually be returned on this date).

Other Terms Used at the Library