Proxy Library Card Holders

Registration available at Geisel Library only.

UC San Diego Salaried Academic Staff are eligible to designate up to three (3) research assistants to check out library materials on their behalf. Such staff must complete and sign the Application for Proxy Borrower Privileges form (PDF). The completed form may be:

  • Mailed to: Proxy Card - 0175L
  • Submitted in person at the Geisel Library Front Desk.
  • Faxed to (858) 534-4970.

Proxy cards will be mailed to the Salaried Academic Staff member requesting them.

  • When checking out library materials, a Proxy Library Card holder will be required to present both a Proxy library card and photo identification.
  • Proxy library cards are not intended for use by spouses, domestic partners, or children. These individuals are eligible for courtesy library borrowing cards.
  • Proxy cards may also be issued in the case of temporary or permanent disability of a Library borrowing card holder. Contact Geisel Library Front Desk for details.

Borrowing Privileges

Maximum Items checked out: 500, including 20 Circuit items ( Staff Note: Level 1 )

Borrowing Privileges for Proxy Library Card Holders
Location Books Bound Journals Govt Documents Renewals Recalls Holds Searches Inter-Library Loan
Annex 365 Days 7 Days N/A 6 Yes Yes Yes Yes
BLB 28 Days 7 Days N/A 6 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Geisel 365 Days 7 Days 28 Days 6 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Circuit 28 Days N/A N/A 3 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Media Materials 7 Day Checkout 6 Yes, from Front or Media Desk only Yes, from Front or Media Desk only Yes N/A

* The borrowing privileges shown are for proxy library card holders designated by UC San Diego Salaried Academic Staff. In the case of temporary or permanent disability of a Library borrowing card holder, Proxy library card holder will receive the same borrowing privileges as the issuing card holder.

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