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Welcome to the Library

Middlesbrough Campus Library opening hours are detailed on the Library homepageServices are available for Teesside University Students and Staff only via TUSC. Darlington Campus Library is currently closed.

Library opening and access to services is planned in line with the University’s approach to keeping you safe on campus, the safety and wellbeing of our University community is our priority. This plan is subject to change if government guidance is revised.

To keep up to date with the latest updates visit the Coronavirus - Student & Library Services help and advice guide via the link below.

Whether you've just arrived at Teesside or are just new to using the Library, all the basics you need to get you up and running are covered here. 

Middlesbrough Campus Library is located on Teesside University Campus Heart. Services and facilities are based over 5 floors and each floor has a designated study environment. Phased reopening and services available will be communcated over the coming weeks.

Information on finding and borrowing Library materials, using the services, studying in the Library and how to ask for help are covered here.

The iZone can be found on the ground floor of the library at Middlesbrough Campus. It acts as a reception to the Library building and is a single point of contact for initial library enquiries. Use the link below for more information on the iZone and services available. Enquiries can be directed to

Darlington Campus Library is currently closed, enquiries can be directed to

Entry to the Library

Access control gates are fitted at the entrance to Middlesbrough Campus Library and Library members need a TUSC to enter and exit the library. The use of controlled access helps to improve the management of the Library learning environment.

Please remember to swipe in and swipe out with your TUSC each time, otherwise you may have problems entering the Library on subsequent visits.

To select TUSC related actions such as cancel or replace a lost TUSC use the MyTUSC link below.