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Borrow, Return, Renew

How can I return books?

How can I return items?

You can return items at the self service machines located on the ground floor of Middlesbrough Campus Library, during library opening times. 

Returning items at the self service machines

  • Return items at the self service machines on the ground floor of the Library.
  • Choose the Return option on the self service machine screen
  • Place item spine down in the V to return
  • The screen will show you which bin to place the item in
  • Place returned item(s) in the yellow or black slot as shown
  • Take your receipt as proof of transaction


Yellow or Black?

Please remember to put the item you are returning into the correct coloured slot as shown on the self service machine. items required for the black slot may have a message on the item or be required by another borrower.

This will help us get reserved items to other customers quickly.

Library free postal returns service

The free returns service is available to Teesside University Library members.

  • Please package the Library items securely
  • The maximum weight limit of each parcel is 4kg – you can send more than one parcel if required
  • Use the returns label sent with your postal loans, or print one using the link belowattach it to your parcel and take it to the Post Office
  • Ensure that you obtain and retain proof of postage.