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Welcome to the University Of Zimbabwe Faculty Of Agriculture Library Section, the most comprehensive and in-depth guide to agricultural information resources available courtesy of the University of Zimbabwe Libraries. The page becomes a compass to relevant electronic resources meant to support all; learning, teaching and research endeavours. The quality, depth and diversity of the collection reflect the courses taught and research interests of the Faculty of Agriculture.

Collection Overview

Print Collection

The Agricultural print collection of textbooks is located in Stackroom 1 of the Main Library. The textbooks address all the major fields covered by the Faculty as they are acquired in liaison with Faculty academics. There are three categories of Faculty of Agriculture textbooks and these are; Open Shelve, Short Term Loan, Reserve and CoreText. The categories merely denote the applicable loan period of the book as well as demand. The table below illustrates this

Textbook Category Location Loan Period
Open Shelve Books Stackroom 1 2 weeks
Short Term Loan Books Stackroom 1 3 days
Reserve Books Reserve section on Circulation Desk, Main Library Overnight
CoreText Books CoreText book collection, Main Library  
NB* Agricultural Economics Textbooks Stackroom 2 , HD section All other categories highlighted apply

To search what book is available please use our online catalogue available on, http://uzlibsys.uz.ac.zw/ or visit the Library page, https://www.library.uz.ac.zw and view the catalogue.

Office Assistance

  1. T. Mataranyika

Faculty of Agriculture Librarian

Extension: 12006, 0771522626 mobile and Whatsapp

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  1. M. Tafirenyika

Senior Library Assistant, Faculty of Agriculture Section

Extension: 12006

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  1. Mrs. S. Mutigwa

Library Assistant, Faculty of Agriculture Section

Extension: 12006

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E-Books

UZ Library subscribes to the following electronic books databases relevant to the Faculty of Agriculture.

  1.  Agora EBooks

2. Ebrary Books

3. Ebsco Books

4. Taylor & Francis EBooks



Training Services

The Faculty Librarian offers the following training sessions to individuals and groups

 

1. E-Resources (Online searches and Information Retrieval)

 

2. Reference Management Software

 

3. Guide to characterisation of “Predatory Journal” publishers

 

4. Increasing research visibility and accessibility

 

5. Referencing and Citation

 

6. Literature Searches