Vision / Mission / Objectives

Vision

To be a world-class support system that provides library and information services in a distance-learning environment

Mission

To acquire, organize, disseminate and facilitate equitable access to decentralised, relevant and appropriate information resources and services that support the teaching, learning, research and community needs of ZOU distance learners, tutors and researchers.

Objectives

  • To harness print and electronic-based information resources that support the teaching, learning and research needs of the Zimbabwe Open University distance learners and academic staff.
  • To approve the acquisition of all selected materials for inclusion in the collection.
  • To carry out bibliographic verification and searching on all materials selected for ordering.
  • To place orders for approved suggested orders.
  • To select local and international suppliers of good repute who are most beneficial to the University in terms of reasonable purchase prices, availability of materials, high speed of delivery and high quality of service.
  • To receive and quickly process supplied materials.
  • To procure library materials through exchange agreements.

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Bulawayo Regional Campus has moved their Student Representative Council (SRC)…

All is set for the Harare/Chitungwiza Regional Campus Student Representative Council (SRC) elections that have been…

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:56

The Zimbabwe Open University is pleased to announce that His Excellency, Cde. R. G. Mugabe, the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe and Chancellor of the Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) has appointed Professor Alfred Champion Ncube, as the Acting Vice Chancellor of

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Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 16:51

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) in partnership with the country’s leading funeral service provider Nyaradzo Group, held a research conference in the capital recently.

The Conference, a brainchild of ZOU’s Faculty of Science and

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Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 12:19

ZIMBABWE OPEN UNIVERSITY 2017 GRADUATION CEREMONY

Zimbabwe Open University wishes to advise its valued stakeholders that the 2017 Graduation Ceremony is on the 17th of November 2017 at ZOU Main Campus, 9194 Alpes Road, Hatcliffe, Harare at

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 14:32

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Development Studies students went on to represent the Institution at a debate tournament which was hosted by Development Practitioners Network in Zimbabwe. The event ran under the theme “Development Reality, collectively

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 14:22

The Harare Regional Campus wishes to advise all students that there shall be a meeting with the Zimbabwe Open University Chancellor and Head of State, His Excellency Comrade R.G. Mugabe, at a date to be announced. All students are encouraged to attend. Please confirm your attendance with the

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