The answer is generally no. The person to whom the materials are being checked out must be present. Faculty members may authorize a proxy, an assistant who can check out items to the faculty member's account, by filling out a proxy account authorization (pdf) form.
Yes. Students, faculty, and staff members can check out up to 50 items. Other patrons are limited to 5 or 10 items depending on category. All patrons are limited to 5 reserve items and 5 test preparation books at one time. See borrowing policies for more information.
The fine is 50 cents per day for regular circulating items. This increases to $1 per day for overdue items that have been recalled. Fines for reserve materials are $1 per hour and fines for Test Preparation books are $5 per day. See borrowing policies for more information.