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)
Economic valuation of non-timber forest products and recreational benefits from Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda (Makerere University, 2017-01)Forest-based benefits are often undervalued or not quantified in monetary terms, hence ignored when making development decisions. Valuation of forest products and services is vital in averting forest loss due to ...
Hepatitis b vaccination status and associated factors among undergraduate students of Makerere university college of health sciences. (2018-09-28)Introduction: Hepatitis B is a global health problem leading to approximately 780,000 deaths each year. In Uganda Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) is highly endemic with a prevalence of 10%. Trainees in the health-related fields ...
(Makerere university, 2018-12-12)The relationship between financial development and economic growth is a contentious issue. For developing countries, empirical studies have provided conflicting results. This study seeks to empirically explore the relationship ...
Model fitting, selection and evaluation of inoculum from slaughtered cattle for ruminant feed evaluation (2018-10)Whereas rumen liquor from fistulated cattle is considered the reference source of inoculum for feed evaluation using in vitro gas production (GP) techniques, its use is currently limited by high costs associated with ...
Eligible but not tested: Missed Opportunities for TB Diagnosis Using GeneXpert MTB/RIF Assay in Health Centre IIIs, IVs and Hospitals in Tororo and Busia Districts in Uganda (Makerere University, 2018)Background: Missed opportunities for TB diagnosis are associated with TB-related morbidity, mortality and continued transmission due to delayed or no treatment. GeneXpert is superior to the more common TB diagnostic tests ...