A proxy borrower is a Virginia Tech student or staff member who has been authorized by a Virginia Tech faculty or staff member to checkout library materials in their name for educational purposes. The authorizing party is responsible for all materials checked out and will be sent all overdue or recall notices and bills for charges concerning such materials.
Requirements for Proxy Privileges:
The authorizing party must be:
The person you name as a proxy must be:
Proxy Borrower Authorization forms are available online or at the Circulation/Reserve Desk in Newman Library. You will need to provide your name, ID number, address, phone number and the same for the prospective proxy borrower. Additionally you will need to select the length of time you wish to grant proxy privileges to your proxy borrower. Two academic semesters is the maximum duration for proxy borrowers. You must submit a new proxy borrower form for each academic year.
Note: Other branch libraries may require different documentation for proxy privileges.