University Libraries


Librarians and their Respective University

Africa University

Africa University

Rosemary Maturure
PHD in LIS from University of Botswana (2018) MSC in LIS: NUST (2008) BSC Hons: NUST (2006), National Diploma (LIS) 2000, National Certificate (LIS) 1996


Arrupe Jesuit Unviversity

Eugine Ekutsawa

Librarian at Arrupe Jesuit University

Dr_Chiparausha BUSE

Bindura University of Science and Education

Dr Blessing Chiparausha
 PhD in Information Science from the University of South Africa, Masters and Honours Degrees in Library and Information Science from the National University of Science and Technology


Catholic University of Zimbabwe

Sarlomie Zinyemba is the current University Librarian at the Catholic University of Zimbabwe. Within ZULC she serves as the current EIFL Country Coordinator and Chairperson of the Licensing and Negotiations Workgroup.


Chinhoyi University of Technology

Mr Dzingayi Shangwa,
Acting Librarian - Chinhoyi University of Technology

GZU chikwanha

Great Zimbabwe University

Mr Lawrence Chikwanha is the University Librarian for Great Zimbabwe University a post he was appointed to in 2007. He started his career in librarianship in 1991 at the Ministry of Finance where he worked as a Senior Librarian before leaving in 1995 to embark on a career of academic librarianship that started at the National University of Science and Technology in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and has taken him to a number of university libraries among them Africa University and Chinhoyi University of Technology before landing him at his current post at Great Zimbabwe University. Apart from his vast experience gained from a number of libraries that he has worked for, Mr. Chikwanha has also played a pivotal role in the promotion and development of the library profession. During his stint with Africa University, he spearheaded the revival of the Manicaland Branch of the Zimbabwe Library Association (ZimLA), which he chaired between 1999 and 2000. This ensued his ticket to the ZimLA National Council and ultimately in 2001, he was elected National Chairman of ZimLA, a position he held until 2003. Mr. Chikwanha also actively participated in the formation of the vibrant Zimbabwe University Libraries Consortium (ZULC) in 2003 and has served as the ZULC Secretary and ZULC Chairperson for a number of terms.


Gwanda State University

Phillip Ndhlovu is an accomplished librarian, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Library and Information Science (LIS) and a Master of Science in LIS. With his extensive education and expertise, he has made significant contributions to the library field. Currently, Mr. Ndhlovu serves as the Acting Librarian at Gwanda State University, a position he has held since January 2022. In this role, he is responsible for managing and overseeing the university's library resources and operations. He plays a vital role in ensuring that students, faculty, and staff have access to a wide range of information and resources needed for teaching, learning, and research.

WhatsApp Image 2023-09-12 at 14.05.05

Harare Institute of Technology

Mr Jasper Lee Maenzanise
 BA from University of Zimbabwe, a post graduate diploma in Library & Information Studies (PGDLIS) from the University of Botswana and a Master of Information Studies from the University of Natal (now University of KwaZulu-Natal), Pietermaritzburg in South Africa

Mrs H Pangeti 1

Lupane State University


WhatsApp Image 2024-03-05 at 15.03.03

Manicaland State University of Applied Sciences

AMATO MAKANDWA (MSc Library & Information Science, NUST) Manicaland State University of Applied Sciences Deputy Librarian Feb 2018 to date Midlands State University - Manicaland College of Applied Sciences Acting Deputy Librarian March 2015 to Jan 2018 Midlands State University Senior Assistant Librarian- Client Services Section Feb 2010 – Feb 2015 Assistant Librarian- Client Services Section July 2007 – Jan 2010 Midlands State University Assistant Librarian- Acquisitions Unit August 2006 – June 2007 Midlands State University Assistant Librarian- Special Collections Unit June 2005 – July 2006 Midlands State University Senior Library Assistant- Circulation Desk Jan 2003 – May 2005 Masvingo Polytechnic College Assistant Librarian July 1999 – December 2002 Harare Polytechnic College Library Assistant Sept 1993 – June 1999

Marondera Siziba-400x400

Marondera University of Agricultural Science & Technology

Acting Librarian: N SizibaQualifications:MSc Library and Information Science, 2015BA English and Communication Studies, 2008

MSU -chibandanp

Midlands State University

Nyarai P Chibanda is the Librarian of the Midlands State University. She is a holder of Master of Science in Library and Information Science from the National University of Science and Technology. Ms Chibanda is well experienced in the management of academic libraries. She is a member of the Zimbabwe Library Association, current Secretary of the Zimbabwe University Libraries Consortium, a member of the IFLA – Africa Section, Past President of the Rotary Club of Gweru and still an active member of the Club. Research Interests : Marketing of library services and resources.

nust - logo

National University of Science and Technology

Acting Librarian
Ms Ethel Pedzisai Kawome - Msc in Library and Information Science (NUST), BSc in Library and Information Science (NUST), National Diploma in Library and Information Science (Harare Polytechnic)


Reformed Church University

Mr. M. Sibanda Librarian


Solusi University


UZ -Chikonzo

University of Zimbabwe

Dr Agnes Chitsidzo Chikonzo

WCU Librarian

Women's University in Africa

Plaxedes Chaitezvi Ms Chaitezvi completed her dissertation entitled, “Factors affecting adoption of Open Educational Resources by Zimbabwean Universities” at the National University of Science and Technology in fulfilment of her MSc.  She earned her Post Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Science from University of Botswana and also holds a BA in Economic History from University of Zimbabwe.  Prior to a career in librarianship, Ms Chaitezvi taught History in Zimbabwe public High school.


Zimbabwe National Defence University

Lieutenant Colonel Lettinah Moyo

Master of Science in Library and Information Sciences (NUST). Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Sciences (NUST). Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Needs Education (ZOU). Diploma in Defence and Security Studies (UZ). Certificate in Education (UCE) Certificate in Special Education (UCE)

ZEGU Gwangu

Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University

MS MILDRED GWANGU BSc.(Hons) Lib & Info Science (NUST) MSc. Lib and Info Science (NUST)


Zimbabwe Open University

Mr. Wilbert Zvakafa