Proxy Patron Authorization
Polk Library permits authorized patrons to check out materials for faculty and staff members. Any faculty member who wishes to give another person the authority to use their privileges must file a . A list of proxy patrons is created in the faculty member's patron record. At the point of checkout, the Proxy Patron must present their own valid TitanCard and give the name of the faculty member for whom they wish to check out materials.
If you are submitting a list of Proxy Patrons for an entire department, attach a list of faculty members who wish to be included. Each faculty member’s signature must accompany this list.
The Proxy Patron will be unable to check out materials if: faculty member has fees of $60 or more, faculty member has not returned recalled materials, proxy patron does not have a valid TitanCard, Proxy Patron Authorization Form has not been filed for that patron, or the proxy patron has over $10 in fees (or $60 if they are a faculty member).