Student Services


1. Purpose

The Dzidzo House Library was established to provide resources and services needed to support teaching, research, professional development and growth of all students, members and other stakeholders of the Institute.

2. Library Hours

Mondays to Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Saturdays (February to May and August to November) 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Closed on : Sundays and Public Holidays

3. Reference Service

Trained staff are available to respond to general, personal, telephone and correspondence inquiries.

4. Photocopying/ Printing facilities

There are no photocopying and printing facilities at the office.

5. Study Facilities

The library offers limited study facilities in the library lecture room but users should note that this facility is not always available.

6. Use of Material and Facilities

6.1 Free reading of past examination papers on sale is not permissible.

6.2 Books cannot be loaned they are for use in the library only.

6.3 Users should not shelve books whether used in the main library or library reading room.

After use, books should be placed on the circulation desk.

6.4 Bags, satchels, personal books, large files, newspapers and other items should be left in the library office at the owner risk.

6.5 In order to ensure maximum security of books and materials in the library, users may be subjected to searching.

6.6 Users found leaving the library with materials not cleared by the library staff may be subject to suspension from the library for a period to be fixed by the librarian in consultation with the Institute Administrator or Manager Students Services.

6.7 Cellular phones are not allowed in the library.

7. Library Membership

Entry to the library is free to the following persons.

7.1 All Registered Students (ICSAZ; IBAS and DFA)

7.2 Graduates (Grad.ICSA) in good standing

7.3 Associates (ACIS) in good standing

7.4 Fellows (FCIS) in good standing

Other Library Venues in Zimbabwe

Speciss College, 39/41 Jason Moyo Avenue, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, Bulawayo

Turner Memorial Library, Civic Centre, Mutare

Gweru Memorial Library, 54-8th Street, Gweru

Masvingo Polytechnic College, Masvingo

Redcliff Municipal Library, Redcliff Civic Centre

Chinhoyi Public Library, Cnr Chegutu Road and Jongwe Street

Victoria Falls library Victoria Falls

You will need to contact the individual library for details regarding access to the books and the rules and regulations for each satellite library.

Please Note:
The libraries are not equipped to provide students with their full reading requirements for their studies. Students should obtain the essential text books and use the library facilities to supplement their study requirements.