Faculty of Law

This subject support guide includes the following discipline: Faculty of Law



Faculty of Law Programmes are taught from Law Campus in Gweru.

Physical Address

Midlands State University

Law Library

Graduate School of Business Leadership, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Commerce Campus.

Senga Road


Tel. +263 54 2260359 Ext. 2055

Fax: +263 54 2260233

Library Opening Hours

Monday - Friday
0900hrs - 0000hrs
Saturday & Sunday
0800hrs - 1700hrs
Closed on Public Holidays

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Welcome to the MSU Law Library, our mission is to provide access to appropriate legal information resources that support quality research and teaching. The library has a huge range of information resources that will assist you with your studies. Use this guide to find the most relevant legal resources for your studies.

What are the Library's Service Standards

The Midlands State University Library is committed to providing high quality services to our users. We treasure customer feedback and strive to improve our performance and ensure that the services provided are responsive to the needs of our clients. In support of this commitment the Library produced a Library Charter. The Charter is a guiding principle that directs the way the Library serves, behaves and holds itself accountable for its actions. It also attempts to demonstrate the Library's total commitment to valuing its customers by providing a memorable experience and ensuring that every customer interaction results in positive experiences.


Expect from us:

  • Prompt, and courteous service
  • Helpful well-trained staff who will treat you with respect
  • Fair and equitable access to our collections and services
  • Collections which aim to meet your needs and are well maintaned and accessible


Help us to help you by:

  • Treating other people in the library with respect and courtesy, whether these are other clients or library staff
  • Treating library facilities, equipment, collections and property with due care
  • Assisting staff understand your needs clearly
  • Providing us wth feedback on how we may improve our services, or we can resolve a specific service problem

Access to Library Resources

All hardcopy textbooks are assigned call (class) numbers which are derived from the Library of Congress classfication scheme described here, for example KD7870 stands for the subject Criminal Law. For easy access to the hardcopy textbooks you can search for their physical location in the library using the Online Public Access Catalogue – (OPAC).



Faculty Librarian

Elias Poswo
Contact Details:
Law Library
Office Extension : 2055
Cell + 263 71 605 8250


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Disability Support

The Midlands State University Disability Resource Centre Libraries (DRC) are located at both the Gweru and Harare Campuses to provide services to students with special needs. The Libraries have equipment such as braille embossers, computers and magnifying readers as well as the Jaws software which assist users with special needs to efficiently access information.

For further assistance please contact matsae(a)staff.msu.ac.zw

Off Campus Access to e-Resources

You are able to access all of the electronic resources if you are off campus in the same way you access the resources on campus. Click here to access e-Journals and here to access e-Books off campus. You will be asked for your e-Learning credentials.

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