Institute of Mining Research

Library Holdings

The library is stocked with books, reference materials, periodicals, confidential reports, and open reports on various mining and mineral activities.

Library Services

IMR library offers circulation, reference, interlibrary loans and user education and orientation services.

Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday    8:00:16:30 Hours

Friday   8:00- 16:00 Hours

Closed during Lunch Hour 12:45-14:00

Closed Weekends and Public Holidays


This library is used by IMR researchers, as well as lecturers and students from engineering departments like, Surveying, Metallurgy, and Mining.

 The library is also used by researchers, lecturers and students from other departments like Geography and Environmental Science, Geology as well as Institute of Environmental Science.

 It is extensively consulted by non UZ members especially those from the Ministry of Mines, and individuals from different mining companies.


Institute of Mining Research (IMR) library is housed in the IMR building on UZ campus.