You can pay to join the Teesside University Library as an external member if you are aged 18 or older. Membership allows you to use the library during staffed hours. Please note that all membership requests and renewals are subject to approval. University and Library regulations (link below) apply to all users.
To apply for a new membership or to renew your existing membership, please see the details below on external membership.
External membership costs £40 per year and enables you to borrow a maximum of 12 standard loan items at any one time, loaned for up to 4 weeks with a white date label. See also information on membership concessions below.
Please note: Membership does not include access to IT facilities due to licensing restrictions. Membership charges are reviewed annually and may change.
You can apply for new memberships and renewals via the online shop (you need to be aged 18 or over)
There are a number of concessions in place which may entitle you to a free membership, as follows:
External users may apply to the Director of Student & Library Services for a remission of the borrowing subscription in cases of hardship by writing to: Student & Library Services, Teesside University, Middlesbrough Tees Valley TS1 3BX, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You will receive an email when your request has been approved, you will need to provide proof of identification which includes your name, address and date of birth. The library will provide you with a Teesside University Smart Card (TUSC), this is required to borrow material from the library and allow you access the library building. The iZone staff will capture your image for your TUSC and provide you with your PIN.
Your membership allows you to borrow up to 12 standard loan items. These items have white date labels. Please note fines for late return of borrowed items may apply. Check the Library Catalogue to find out what books we have in stock, reserve items or renew your loans
You can renew your loans:
You can also renew your loans by visiting the Library during staffed hours at the catalogue points located throughout the Library or at the iZone (during full service opening hours)