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National Library and Documentation Services (NLDS) The National Library and Documentation Service (NLDS) was established through an Act of Parliament i

The National Library and Documentation Service (NLDS) was established through an Act of Parliament in 1985 and was implemented in 1988. The National Library serve as the national centre for the collection, conservation and appreciation of Zimbabwe's published national heritage and a national reference collection. The National Library will also facilitate the sharing and supply of resources through access to international electronic bibliographic and information networks, databases and resources.

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ZimLA conference and AGM Updates -
05/04/2018
ZimLA conference and AGM Updates

ZimLA conference and AGM Updates -

The Zimbabwe Library Association (ZimLA) has announced second call for papers for the 52nd conference and AGM to be held in Mutare at the Golden Peacock Hotel Villa in Mutare from July 3 - 5, 2018.  The call for papers shall close on April 30, 2018 at midnight. Read more >>>>

ZimLA conference and AGM Updates -
05/04/2018
ZimLA conference and AGM Updates

ZimLA conference and AGM Updates -

The Zimbabwe Library Association (ZimLA) has announced second call for papers for the 52nd conference and AGM to be held in Mutare at the Golden Peacock Hotel Villa in Mutare from July 3 - 5, 2018.  The call for papers shall close on April 30, 2018 at midnight. Read more >>>>

ZimLA Conference | Zimbabwe Library Association
16/02/2018
ZimLA Conference | Zimbabwe Library Association

ZimLA Conference | Zimbabwe Library Association

The library and information fraternity has grown exponentially following massive adoption of technological advancements world over. Many people in positions of power, however, do not yet understand the expanded roles and capabilities of modern libraries nor recognize the extent to which libraries ca...

Training opportunity for Public Librarians - 2nd Cohort of INELI- Sub-Saharan -Africa (INELI-SSAf) Program is running a ...
10/10/2017
African Library & Information Associations & Institutions

Training opportunity for Public Librarians - 2nd Cohort of INELI- Sub-Saharan -Africa (INELI-SSAf) Program is running a 2-year program for emerging public library leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa to sharpen their leadership and innovative skills to enable them offer innovative services in their libraries to satisfy community needs; to train others in their organizations, and to also play active roles in their national library associations.

https://goo.gl/xCYNaW

08/08/2017
ZimLA set up Library policy formulation | Zimbabwe Library Association

The Zimbabwe Library Association (ZimLA) National Executive Council (NEC) met in Harare for a review of the National Library Policy (NLP) formulation process that started last year through funding provided by the International Federation of Library Association (IFLA) Building Strong Library Associat...

Timeline photos
05/07/2017

Timeline photos

Ms. Makhosazana Ndiweni speaking at the 51th ZimLA Conference in Gweru on Role of libraries in building sustainable communities. She is ZimLA Matebeleland Branch Advocacy Officer.

ZimLA E-Newsletter keeping you updated on ZimLA matters
02/06/2017
ZimLA E-Newsletter

ZimLA E-Newsletter keeping you updated on ZimLA matters

Last year I was offered the Jay Jordan Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) /International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Early Career Development fellowship. This gave me an opportunity to stay in the United States of America (USA) with four other participants chosen fr...

Timeline photos
16/05/2017

Timeline photos

ZimLA President Lantern Rangarirai Fusire Takaingenhamo Collence Chisita Macdonald Nhakura are attending the ongoing IFLA - International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions and African Library & Information Associations and Institutions - Aflia conference underway in John Kgwale Tsebe

Photos from ZimLA News's post
11/05/2017

Photos from ZimLA News's post

Librarians as Advisors and Advocates | The Credo Blog
13/04/2017
Librarians as Advisors and Advocates | The Credo Blog

Librarians as Advisors and Advocates | The Credo Blog

Recently I’ve been seeing more and more students individually, and I’m certain my librarian colleagues in other institutions are doing the same. What’s happening is that more students are now seeking librarians as advisors and counselors.

Kudos to Harare City Library as it strides to promote  and  culture among Children http://www.herald.co.zw/harare-city-l...
29/03/2017
Harare City Library scores a first | The Herald

Kudos to Harare City Library as it strides to promote and culture among Children http://www.herald.co.zw/harare-city-library-scores-a-first/ Zimbabwe Library Association-ZimLA Progressive African Library and Information Activists(PALIAct -Zimbabwe) The Zimbabwe Society of Information Professionals Zimbabwe Library Association Matabeleland Branch ZimLA Mashonaland Branch Zimbabwe School Library Consortium (ZSLC) Information and Knowledge Management Professionals (Zimbabwe)

ZimLA Updates
20/01/2017
Conferences and Other issues

ZimLA Updates

The Grants are available to an information professional from each of these regions: *      Africa, *       Latin America, *       Asia/Pacific

14/09/2016
Who we are - Amagugu International Heritage Centre

Who we are - Amagugu International Heritage Centre

AIHC was established in 2010 out of the vision of Pathisa Nyathi, the founding director and owner. AIHC’s developmental thrust and resourcing ideology is informed by self-help and self-sufficiency which engenders a spirit of independence and pride.

Photos from ZimLA News's post
05/05/2016

Photos from ZimLA News's post

Join/Renew ZimLA membership
04/03/2016
Join/Renew ZimLA membership

Join/Renew ZimLA membership

The Zimbabwe Library Association (ZimLA) has announced the Call for Papers for the 50th ZimLA Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held in Masvingo from July 5 to 7, 2016 The conference marks the associations Golden Jubilee celebrations. The conference is expected to be held in June 201…

Mrs. Matilda Manye Amissah-Arthur, wife of Ghana’s Vice President, has said libraries could empower the economic and soc...
04/06/2015

Mrs. Matilda Manye Amissah-Arthur, wife of Ghana’s Vice President, has said libraries could empower the economic and social development of nations, so as matter of urgency urged librarians to get a measurement process that can access their work competency, skills and quality of service. http://goo.gl/VbuujL

NLDS and its partner Rava Zimbabwe Rava sourced more than 15 000 books from Children International with the objective of...
27/05/2015

NLDS and its partner Rava Zimbabwe Rava sourced more than 15 000 books from Children International with the objective of providing school libraries with reading material that support learning, research and educational needs of primary and secondary schools in Zimbabwe. The book donations were targeted to rural schools in Zimbabwe’s 8 provinces which excluded Harare and Bulawayo. A few of the books were donated to Teachers Colleges. Belwo are stacks of the books before they were distributed to the various receipiants of the donation.

Schools celebrate Library Month | The Herald
14/11/2014
Schools celebrate Library Month | The Herald

Schools celebrate Library Month | The Herald

The local celebration was organised by the Zimbabwe Library Association (ZImLA) in collaboration with Harare City Library (HCL), Book Aid International (BAI) and Africa Development Mission Trust (ADMT).

Book Aid International (BAI) is running a number of projects in Africa under the 'Open Door Children's Libraries in Afri...
26/08/2014
2014 Better World Books UK LEAP Grants

Book Aid International (BAI) is running a number of projects in Africa under the 'Open Door Children's Libraries in Africa" and Zimbabwe is one of the countries to benefit from the projects through establishment of modern children's libraries. Your vote on the Better World Books UK LEAP Grant will go a long way to secure funding. Continue to vote for this project for BAI 'Open Door Children's Libraries in Africa"
Voting ends August 29 and our daily vote matters....
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Which nonprofit organisation will get £5,000 in funding from Better World Books? You decide. Along with the funding we regularly funnel to nonprofits and libraries from every one of your purchase…

Timeline photos
24/06/2014

Timeline photos

Ebsco South Africa is again participating at the 48th ZimLA Conference in Vic Falls. They participated last year in Mutare at the 47th ZimLA conference. In the picture is Regional Sales Manager Bronwyn Rassmann presenting the various products - Ebsco products.

23/06/2014
The Librarian: ZimLA 48th Conference on this Week

The Librarian: ZimLA 48th Conference on this Week

This blog explores library science issues from a Zimbabwean perspective with the aim to improve and advocate for change. Libraries in Zimbabwe have long suffered neglect in relation to funding and priority. Through this blog all these issues are put under spotlight to find a lasting solution to impr…

23/10/2013
The Librarian: Open Access Week commemoration "Redefining Impact"

Open Access is a vital publishing which needs our support as advocates, authors and users of the valuable resources. As librarians we need to embrace this form of publishing and take the lead in spreading the motivations of Open Access publishing

This blog explores library science issues from a Zimbabwean perspective with the aim to improve and advocate for change. Libraries in Zimbabwe have long suffered neglect in relation to funding and priority. Through this blog all these issues are put under spotlight to find a lasting solution to impr...

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