Research Assistant Library card authorization form

We are pleased to offer this service to faculty members, which allows you to have one other person charge Library material out for you.

We will renew this privilege on a semester-by-semester basis, should you require it.

Please note that we are creating a second record on our database. This second record will not be automatically updated when you submit a name and/or mail address and/or email address change on your original record - please ask Library staff to separately make any necessary changes to this record.

All notices (recall, hold available, overdue, etc.) will be sent to the address of the sponsoring faculty member.

By submitting this form you acknowledge and accept responsibility for all Library materials borrowed by the designated Research Assistant, including indebtedness for any overdue or lost items.

The full name of the individual who is authorised to borrow materials on your behalf.
Give semester name and year for this authorisation (e.g. Summer 2015, Fall 2016).
The full name of the faculty member giving authorisation to the Research Assistant.
Name of the faculty member's department.
Faculty member's phone number.
Where would you like to pick up the card?
The Research Assistant Library card will be sent to the SFU campus of your choice for pick up at the Library.

By saying 'yes' below, you acknowledge that you accept full responsibility for all Library materials checked out by the authorised borrower (Research Assistant), above. Select yes or no:

Select one

The information on this form is collected under the authority of the University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c.468). It is related directly to and needed by the University for services provided by the SFU Library. The information will be used to administer the provision of Loans service to faculty members via Research Assistants. If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of this information please contact Gwen Bird, University Librarian and Dean of Libraries, at 778-782-3265 or


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