I am excited to warmly welcome our esteemed students, faculty members, administrative staff, researchers and alumni members to the University of Zimbabwe Library website. The Library website provides essential information about resources and services available to support diverse academic and research activities at the University of Zimbabwe. The Library’s mandate is to provide high quality data, information and knowledge resources, infrastructure as well as services that support the production of knowledgeable and highly skilled human resource.

The Library website provides a gateway to all the available resources and services available to support all the five missions (Teaching and Learning, Research, Community Outreach, Innovation and Industrialisation) of the Heritage-based Education 5.0. As the mainstay and integral part of the University of Zimbabwe, the Library seeks to support all the research and innovation activities. We strive to design comprehensive and inclusive programmes and services that directly address the needs of the University community. 

The Library website provides a platform for ubiquitous access to a suite of electronic resources that include e-books and e-journals. You can access and download full text multidisciplinary scholarly resources available to support all your Modules and research endeavours here at the University of Zimbabwe.  Interestingly, you can view bibliographic records of all the available print resources via the Library Catalogue.

The Library provides an assortment of training services that include literature discovery, reference management, data management, scholarly publishing, research impact tracking and research collaboration. We aim to cover the diverse needs of our clientele so whether you are an early career researcher or seasoned researcher, our team of experts is there to offer bespoke research support services. For training you can book via the link https://forms.gle/zkeJRkE1JphNG92f7) and make an appointment for an individual or group training session. You can submit your training request via email: library@uzlib.uz.ac.zw .

You can access computers with Internet connection in all the University of Zimbabwe Libraries. Most of the Study Spaces are equipped with Bring Your Own Device(BOYD) facilities that allow patrons to connect to the Internet using their personal computers, tablets or smartphones.

The Library provides inside and outside serene study spaces that allow for individual and collaborative studying. I am encouraging you all to utilise all these spaces for academic and research excellence.

Our experienced Library Staff members are always available to assist you. Visit the Library Staff Directory (http://library.uz.ac.zw/index.php/staff/staff-repositorof Faculty Liaison webpages to connect with Subject Information Specialists for your respective Faculties.

It is with great anticipation that the Library’s comprehensive collections, stimulating spaces and cutting-edge services will help you achieve your academic goals and enrich your experience at the University of Zimbabwe.

I invite you to explore the Library website and visit our libraries. We hope to connect with you online using our live chat that (library.uz.ac.zw) is embedded on this website or via email: library@uzlib.uz.ac.zw. As a registered University of Zimbabwe student or staff member, you have access to all our Libraries and online resources.

We value your feedback as it helps the Library to improve on service delivery. Share your experience or suggestions via email: library@uzlib.uz.ac.zw

I wish you a fruitful and memorable research experience in the University of Zimbabwe Library.