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Our services: Libraries and site information: ISC Library, Stockton

An overview of our libraries

Our International Study Centre Library is for use by ISC students and staff at Queen's Campus, Stockton, and can be found on level 2 of the Ebsworth Building. Durham University staff and students who live in the area can also access study spaces within the library.

The Library is a large, bright space, with plenty of study tables and computers for you to use. There is a small fiction collection, to help student develop their English language skills. The Library staff run different activities and are always happy to support the students. 

For more information on using the ISC Library, please visit our dedicated guide. For any queries, please contact our Virtual Enquiry Desk.

Opening Times and Contact Details

  • Monday - Friday between 9am-5pm 
  • Closed Bank Holidays
  • Closed Easter weekend - Friday 7 April to Monday 10 April inclusive

ISC Library  
Queen's Campus, Stockton  
University Boulevard  
TS17 6BH  
United Kingdom  


Tel: +44 (0)191 334 0270  


Using the ISC Library

Contact us through our enhanced virtual enquiry desk, Ask DULib. Search our FAQs, e-mail us, or chat with a librarian. Ask DULib is available to all students, staff and users.

The International Study Centre is in Queen’s Campus, Stockton. The Library is on Level 2 of the Ebsworth Building. 
If you find yourself travelling between Durham City and Stockton on a regular basis, you may wish to consider using the bus. For more information, visit the Greenspace web pages.  


Visitor parking is available, and you will need to sign a visitor book on entry to the Ebsworth Building. There are several disabled parking bays near the entrance. Bike racks are also available.  

The University welcomes the use of face coverings in shared indoor spaces on campus. Details of all our safety measures can be found on our Visiting our Buildings guide.

If you are feeling unwell, please stay at home and try to avoid contact with people. Please visit the University webpages for more details.

The Library is in the Ebsworth Building and you will need your Campus Card to enter. There are disabled parking bays in front of the building. The Library is on the second floor and is accessible via two lifts.
The ISC Library has a turnstile entrance. If you need assistance with the turnstile, please ask a member of staff at the Reception Point.  

Please see our Accessibility and Support Guide for further information.

There are study spaces to suit a variety of needs. These include:  
  • 5 study rooms  
  • 1 Disability Support Room  
  • PCs available  
Guest WiFi  
Visitors can connect to TheCloud@Durham. You can save time by registering for TheCloud@Durham in advance. Visit Durham University's dedicated pages to find out how.  
Food and drink  
Covered drinks and cold food are permitted inside the Library.

Lidded drinks and cold food are permitted inside the Library. There is also a café available in the Ebsworth building.

Please remember to clean as you go during your time in the building and place all rubbish in the bins provided.