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For help with a variety of enquiries you can contact the Library by:



  Teesside University Library

Telephone: 01642 342100 (Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00)

At the iZone on the ground floor of the Library during staffed opening hours

Library help live: Instant chat 4.45pm - 10.00am, 7 days per week at

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Study environment and floor guidance

Middlesbrough Campus Library offers a variety of study environments, in zones that are designated by floor. The following details the use of each floor including information on food and drink in the library.


The Ground floor of the Library provides space for social learning including group working and networking. The iZone, Borrow / Return / Renew, The Learning Hub and The Learning Cafe are all based on the Ground floor of the Library.Please remember that this is a learning space and the focus should still be on working. Drinks and food (not takeaways) are permitted on this floor






  Floor 1 is designated for collaborative learning.

  Drinks and cold snacks are permitted on this floor.

  Click the image on the left to see a plan of Floor 1







Floor 2 is designated for individual quiet study.

Drinks and cold snacks are permitted on this floor.

Click the image on the right to see a plan of Floor 2







Floor 3 is designated for silent study

Water only is permitted on this floor.

Click the image on the left to see a plan of Floor 3





The Postgraduate Space is situated on Floor 4 and has a designated quiet space and silent space for postgraduate students and researcher students only. Access is via TUSC. Use the link below for more information for Researchers.

Drinks and cold snacks are permitted on this floor.

See Library Accessibility for details on access and services for customers with disabilities.

Too noisy?

When working on Floor 3 please ensure laptops, phones etc are switched to mute, and leave the floor before answering calls.  

If someone is disturbing your study by chatting or making a noise, please inform a member of staff or email stating the following details:

  • 'noise' in the subject line
  • the nature of the noise/disturbance
  • the floor number
  • your location (e.g. computer cluster student union side)
  • brief details of the problem

This mailbox is monitored 09:00 - 17:00 Monday-Friday, outside of these hours please speak to a member of staff.

Where can I get help?

Need help?

  • iZone - get help on general Library, basic IT and account enquiries
  • Learning Hub - specialist staff who can help with researching and writing assignments
  • Succeed@Tees - a series of informal workshops created to help you with your studies at Teesside University
  • Subject LibGuides - a one stop shop bringing together all the resources relevant to your subject area


Lost property

Enquiries relating to anything lost in the Library should be directed to the Library iZone, email or telephone 01642 342100. During self-service hours queries should be directed to Campus Security based on the ground floor of the Library.

Please check the website for our current opening hours.