The Purpose of the Proxy Patron
The St. John's University Libraries provide University faculty
the opportunity to name proxies to represent them in the
Libraries. This service is intended to assist faculty in doing
their library research by authorizing their designees to use the
library in said faculty member's name.
Who may serve as a proxy?
Current St. John's University students, research assistants and
employees are eligible to serve as proxies. Faculty members may
authorize as many proxies as they choose.
How to Apply for the Proxy Patron
Faculty may request a proxy account by completing the Proxy
Request Form and submitting it to the Circulation Desk of
either the Queens or Staten Island campus libraries, or at the
Queens Media Center and IMC desks. Proxy privileges may be issued
for up to one year, at the sponsoring faculty member's
Responsibilities of the Sponsoring Faculty
Sponsoring faculty members are fully responsible for all
materials borrowed in their name. All circulation notices will be
sent to the faculty member.
Note: This service is available at
the Queens and Staten Island campus libraries. However,
Oakdale faculty may name a proxy for either of the aforementioned