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Instructions for Text Notifications on the Library Catalog

Shoutbomb is a service offered to allow text notifications from the Library Catalog.

Why Should I Sign Up?

Receive text messages on your phone immediately when:

  • Items you requested are ready for pickup.
  • Items you are borrowing are overdue.

Use your phone to text the library to:

  • Renew your items
  • Display Fines and Fees

What Do I Need To Sign Up?

Signing up is totally free! Standard text rates apply. Shoutbomb will only work with phones that can receive SMS messages (most smart phones should qualify)

How To Sign Up Using Your Cell Phone:

  1. Use a phone that can send text-messages to an e-mail address.
  2. Text the word SIGNUP to aspencat@shoutbomb.com. (To receive your messages in Spanish, use REGISTRESE instead of SIGNUP)
  3. You should receive a reply asking for a library card number.
    Your Library Card Number is 21278 plus your student number.  For example: 21278S12345678
  4. Text your library card number.
  5. You should receive a reply asking for a PIN.
    Your pin is the last 4 digits of your S#
  6. Text your PIN.
  7. You should receive a confirmation text with an email request. (Responding with your email address is optional.)
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