Mak IR Repository
Welcome to Makerere University's Institutional Repository (Mak IR). Mak IR was formerly called Uganda Scholarly Digital Library (USDL). Mak IR is a collection of scholarly output of by researchers of Makerere University, including scholarly articles and books, electronic theses and dissertations, conference proceedings, technical reports and digitised library collections. It is the official Institutional Repository (IR) of Makerere University.
Copyright Information:For information about the publishers' copyright policy on archiving your articles online or in an institutional repository, visit the Sherpa Site at http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo.php The site gives a summary of the permissions normally given as part of each publisher's copyright transfer agreement. If you wish to publish your research findings in Mak IR, please contact Makerere University Library at firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Mak IR operates both open access and closed access models. Access to fulltext has been restricted in adherence to the Makerere University Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Copyrights policies.
Other Useful ResourcesAfrica Portal is an online repository of open access library collection with over 3,000 books, journals, and digital documents on African policy issues. This is an initiative by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Makerere University (MAK), and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). Please visit the Africa Portal at http://www.africaportal.org/library.
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Communities in Mak IR
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- College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES)
- College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS)
- College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS)
- College of Education and External Studies (CEES)
- College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT)
- College of Health Sciences (CHS)
- College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHuSS)
- College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS)
- College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and BioSecurity (CoVAB)
- Conferences and Workshops
- Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC)
- Makerere University Library (MakLIB)
- Quality Assurance Directorate (QAD)
- School of Law (S.Law)
Prevalence and factors associated with low back pain amongst women attending antenatal clinic in Kamuli District Hospital (Makerere University, 2021-02)Introduction: Low Back Pain (LBP) is a common musculoskeletal problem faced by women during pregnancy and greatly affects their quality of life, productivity in their daily routine activities and activity limitation. Despite ...
Effectiveness of printed material in increasing awareness about Umeme's Prepaid Electricity Metering : a case study of Banda suburb (Makerere University, 2021-01)The purpose of the study was to assess the effectiveness of printed material in increasing customer awareness about Umeme’s prepaid electricity metering in Uganda using a case study of Banda suburb. The study’s specific ...
Influence of Distance from wetland borders on prevalence of insect pests and natural enemies in Maize-Soybean cropping system in Eastern Uganda (Makerere University, 2020-09-08)There has been widespread alteration and simplification of ecosystems, which has affected biodiversity and natural biological pest regulation. Some studies have shown that naturalix biological pest suppression can be ...
(Makerere University, 2020-09)To explain the ‘puzzle of tribe’ in East Africa, the historians of Africa claimed that it was African leaders they called ‘ethnic patriots’ whose intellectual and political work constituted their people into tribes. The ...
Assessment of the performance of the national identification and registration exercise in Nakawa Division; Kampala, Uganda (2020-05)Uganda launched a massive national identification and registration exercise in 2014 aimed at issuing all citizens aged 16 years and above with National Identification Numbers, National Identity Cards and building a National ...