Veterinary Science Library


Available Material

At the moment, the library houses about 5 000 books. These are categorised as follows:-

  • Reference Books
    These must be read in the library only and are not available for borrowing e.g. dictionaries, directories , encyclopaedias etc.
  • Overnight Loan
    These are the most heavily used books and must be returned to the library the following day before 9:00am. Failure to comply attracts a fine .
  • Short Term Loan
    All the material in the Veterinary Science Library is on short term loan.

For fines visit the Circulation Services


University of Zimbabwe Faculty of Veterinary Science, Veterinary Science Library
University of Zimbabwe
Churchill Avenue
Mt. Pleasant
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The Veterinary Science Library is open to students, members of staff, Veterinarians and members of the Zimbabwe Veterinary Association.

Opening Hours

  • Monday to Thursday : 0800 hrs to 1615 hrs.
  • Friday : 0800 hrs to 1600 hrs.
  • Closed for lunch between 1245hrs- 1400hrs
  • Closed:Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays


  • CD-ROM Databases -Available to all library users. Databases currently available are:-
  • VETCD - Veterianry Science and animal health (1979 - 1997)
  • BEASTCD - Animal production and dairy technology (1979 - 1992)
  • AGRICOLA - Agriculture (1979 - 1994)
  • Photocopying Services
    These are available to all library users at 60c a page.
  • Audio and visual tapes
    These are available and can be borrowed overnight only.
  • Inter-Library Loans Services
    For sourcing Books and journals that are not available in the library.
  • Library Orientation Tours
    Available to all new students and any other library user on request.