The ZSH has modern library room situated in
down floor. The library can accommodate up
to 50 students at a time and is served by
The ZSH library has over one thousand books
of nursing, counselling, psychology,
disaster & management, information
communication technology, child care and
protections, and development studies. The
library also contains several periodicals
volumes and journal covering all courses
conducted at ZSH.
There are two categories of books, include
lending books and special reserved book. A
student has the right to lend a not more
than two books at a time for one week, for
special reserved book a students or any
other users has to use book with in library
and he/she shall not allowed to take book
out of library.
ZSH Library official started to operate in
2011; her main clients are mainly students,
tutors and supporting staffs.
ZSH library intends to provide conducive
reading environment to learners as well as
tutors and other staffs.
To support teaching staff and learners to
reach the expected goals of quality
education and build up the reading culture
among the students and other research users
by providing them with good services and
To encourage users to build utilizes the
library facilities for conducting research
studying and other project works.
Registration and Membership
To be members of ZSH library, client
(students, tutors and other users) must be
registered and given two borrowing cards to
allow him/her borrow two books at a time,
tutor and non-academic staff are given three
No person may exercise the privilege of
borrowing the library materials unless
she/he has filled and signed registration
card at the issue desk, which signifies that
the borrower has agreed to abide by the
library regulations. The reader borrowing
cards when not in use must be returned.
All members of library have the right to use
and borrow library materials under the
following rules. Lost or Damage Library
a) The loss of cards should be reported to
the library immediately
b) Readers or borrowers will be held
responsible for any damage done to books
while in their possession, and will be
required to pay the full current value of
such book in case of damage.
c) Any library borrowed materials borrowed
by reader and reported as lost or missing
will be replaced on the borrower's expenses,
according to the price of the book as
purchased by ZSH management.
Service days Monday to Saturday, the library
remain closed during all public holidays
Monday to Friday
8:00am -7: 00 pm
8:30am - 1:00 pm
a) Silence must be observed in the library
b) Mobile phones must be switched off in the
c) One should not enter the library with any
kind of bags, coats, cases or any other
things related to
d) Smoking is not permitted in the library
e) Food/drinks are highly restricted in the
f) Placing of feet on furniture or sitting
on tables are not allowed.
a) References services: users are allowed to
use reference inside the library only during
the working hours.
b) Newspapers: Tanzanian daily and weekly
newspapers are available in ZSH library.
c) Issues Services Book which has been
borrowed is reserved by the librarian, by
filling the readers issued card obtained at
c) User training: new student are given
training on how to use library in
orientation week of each academic year.
d) Examination Papers: past papers of
examination held at ZSH are available and
students are allowed to borrow and make
their own copy (ies) as well.