Open Access Content

Open Access Content

The following open access database offer a comprehensive listing of free fulltext and abstract articles in all subject areas.

  1. OKhub - The Global Open Knowledge Hub (GOKH) is a technical, content driven programme aimed to develop new technical infrastructures and standards that supports increased access and availability of research knowledge. This hub mainly contents information on international development
  2. Science Hub - ScienceHuβ is a global science and technology publisher and provides free access to research articles and latest research information without any barrier to scientific community
  3. Directory of Open Access Journal- DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals from reputable journal publishers
  4. Public Knowledge Project - PKP is a multi-university initiative developing (free) open source software and conducting research to improve the quality and reach of scholarly publishing
  5. Directory of Open Access Repositories - DOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories.
  6. OpenDocs - This is an e-repository of development research from the Institute of Development Studies. OpenDocs consists of two separate areas or communities: • BLDS Digital Library (publications from research institutes in developing countries curated by the British Library for Development Studies) • IDS Research Community (publications by IDS Fellows and from partner research centres and consortia).
  7. Booksee database- This database contains more than 2,400 000 books in all fields which you can download. 

The Harare Regional Campus will hold a teaching practice workshop for PGDE Intake 18, DipEd Intake 13, BECD Intake 6…

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Bulawayo Regional Campus has moved their Student Representative Council (SRC)…

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:56

The Zimbabwe Open University is pleased to announce that His Excellency, Cde. R. G. Mugabe, the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe and Chancellor of the Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) has appointed Professor Alfred Champion Ncube, as the Acting Vice Chancellor of

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 12:01

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) in collaboration with the Association of African Universities (AAU) and the Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE), will host a four day Research Method

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Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 16:34

THE Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) National Student Representative Council (SRC), through Centre for Student Management (CSM), has set aside $10 000 towards the Students Bereavement Fund.

The move which has been described as a

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Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 16:30

The Zimbabwe Open University entered into yet another lucrative partnership with Beitbridge Juicing Private Limited, a subsidiary of Schweppes Holdings.

The signing ceremony was done at ZOU National Centre in Harare on Tuesday,  24 April 2018. The ZOU Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor

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Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 12:17

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Alumni Association met at Jameson Hotel in the capital recently to elect a substantive executive committee that will steer the ship for the next two years.