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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

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Vision, mission and aims


Inspiring learning, enabling success



Our mission is to:

  • Inspire learning and research by providing a conducive environment and a wide range of resources and technologies underpinned by the expertise of our staff and driven by the needs of our community;
  • Enable success by empowering individuals to develop skills for lifewide learning and employability.


Resources [(Institutional Aim 1(Shape)]

To proactively develop and manage content to enable the University’s Learning, Research & Enterprise activities.


Partnerships [(Institutional Aims 3 (Partnership), 5 (Business Engagement)]

In line with University priorities, to seek and develop opportunities for collaboration with students, staff, University partners and the community in support of widening participation and lifewide learning.


Spaces [Institutional Aim 1 (Shape)]

To provide a flexible, technology- enabled environment which inspires a range of learning activities and enhances the university experience


Enabling processes [Institutional Aim 6 (Sustainability)]

To ensure our activities are underpinned by effective processes, technology and structures, which demonstrate best practices, encourage synergies and develop a culture of lean thinking.


Learning Development & Support [Institutional Aims 1(Shape), 2 (Size), 4 (Excellence)]

To play a key role in the design, development and delivery of a unified approach to skills development for successful learning, research and employability.


Staff [Institutional Aim 6 (Sustainability)]

To further develop a professional team with the skills, knowledge and expertise to contribute effectively to the learning, teaching, research and enterprise activities of the University and to ensure that L&IS continues to deliver service excellence.