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Welcome TO MSU LIBRARY

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Welcome note from the University Librarian

Nyarai Patience Chibanda
University Librarian

Welcome to the Midlands State University Library, your gateway to research information. The MSU Library through its network of libraries and electronic resource centres provides research collections that are responsive to current and future teaching, learning and research needs of the University. As the MSU Library we wish to continue providing access to appropriate information resources that support quality research and teaching. Our Library is committed to facilitating increased use, access and management of library resources and collections through efficient and effective utilisation of Information Communication Technologies. Our qualified staff are always available to assist with your information needs.

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Research4Life Portal

The Research for Life Portal brings to you journals and e-books published by some of the world's reputable publishers. The portal provides access to all subjects and disciplines such as Social Sciences, Law, Arts and Humanities, Medicine, Commerce and Physical Sciences. Some of the publishers who can be accessed through this portal include
  • Elsevier
  • Edward Elgar
  • Taylor and Francis
  • Wiley
  • Sage
  • (Contact the Library Information Desk for username and password using WhatsApp – 0786 755 935 or Ext 2182)

Databases on Trial

Oxford Handbooks Online

Oxford Handbooks Online is an outstanding collection of the best Handbooks areas across many different subject areas. One of the most prestigious and successful strands of Oxford’s scholarly publishing, the Handbook series contains in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field. Subjects featured include Archaeology, Business and Management, Classical Studies, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Neuroscience, Physical Sciences,Political Science, Psychology, Religion and Sociology.

Oxford Research Encyclopedias

With today’s overabundance of information, and misinformation, students and researchers alike can be overwhelmed in identifying what’s trustworthy, what’s up-to-date, and what’s accurate. Oxford University Press has invested in the Oxford Research Encyclopedias to meet this challenge. Working with international communities of scholars across all fields of study, we are developing new comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics. That include African History, American History, Anthropology, Business Management, Environmental and Climate Science, Economics and Finance, Business and Management, Linguistics and Literature, Physical sciences, Psychology and many more.


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