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Welcome to the University of Zimbabwe Institutional Repository!
The University of Zimbabwe Institutional Repository is a database of published and unpublished material deposited by members of the University of Zimbabwe, including peer-reviewed journal articles, published conference papers, books and book chapters, working papers, research reports and seminar papers. The full text of these publications is made freely.
Benefits offered by the institutional repository
to researchers, society and research
- The IR will store, preserve and provide
long-term access to your digital research
- It enhances the professional visibility of
the UZ, and raises the prestige of the various Faculties, departments
- It lowers access barriers and offers the widest
possible dissemination of a scholar's work.
- Research has demonstrated that open access
online articles have appreciably higher citation rates than traditionally
published articles (Jones, Andrew and MacColl 2006 )
- Enhance students access to information produced
- Enhance the sharing and networking of UZ scholars
with other scholars in the global learning and research community.
What can you submit to the repository?
- Journal articles
- Pre-prints (the draft submitted for peer review)
- Post-prints (the final draft, as accepted
for publication following peer review)
- Conference papers
- Conference proceedings
- Research reports
- Seminar papers
- Newspaper/ magazine articles
- Book chapters
- Technical reports/ working papers
- Departmental annual reports
- Theses and dissertations
- Departmental and research center news and
- Course materials
- Sound files e.g. speeches
- Photos and other images
- Video files
Which file formats are accepted by the repository?
All file formats are accepted.
How do I add my research to the repository?
To add content contact the Special Collection Librarian or the IR Team.
Who can submit research?
All researchers at the University of Zimbabwe
can deposit material. In order to submit material to specific collections
The Special Collection Librarian
P. O. Box MP45
Telephone: (+263) 4 333526 | Fax: (+263) 4 335383
Email:email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org