National Library and Documentation Service (NLDS)

NLDS was established through an Act of Parliament in 1985. Chapter 25:10
Functions of NLDS 
i. To promote the establishment of libraries in Zimbabwe
i. To ensure, maintain and develop a high standard of library services in Zimbabwe
ii. To train librarians with basic skills of librarianship 
iii. To operate a documentation facility (A National Library)
iv. Registration of affiliate and constitute  libraries in Zimbabwe.