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.
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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.
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)
(Makerere University, 2021-10)Uganda recognizes that forests are central to the three pillars of sustainable development which are economy, society and the environment. Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA), coordinated by the Food and Agricultural ...
(Makerere University, 2022-06)Genetic progress and diversity of released sorghum varieties over the last 50 years in Uganda have not been assessed. This has led to limited information on the diversity, rate of genetic progress for grain yield and its ...
(Makerere University, 2022-05)This is a study on coping strategies among refuges in Rhinocamp refugee settlement which was conducted from December 2015 to May 2016. The study examined the various coping strategies employed by refugees, the local copping ...
(Makerere University, 2022-05)This dissertation, with a focus on shop signs, investigates the linguistic landscape (LL) of Kampala. The objectives of this study were to find out the languages which appear on the commercial shop signs in Kampala; to ...
Access of financial credit services to small scale commercial farmers in Uganda. A case of Bubaare Sub County, Mbarara District (Makerere University, 2020-02)This study focused on establishing access of Financial Credit Services to Small Scale Commercial Farmers in Bubaare Sub County, Mbarara District, Uganda. The study was guided by the following objectives namely; assessing ...