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)
- Test Community
Challenges causing laboratory non-conformances affecting implementation of quality management systems towards accreditation in Teso Sub-Region, Uganda. (Makerere University, 2023-08)Uganda has made significant progress in implementing quality management systems (QMS) in clinical laboratories, resulting in 38 accredited facilities. Despite these advancements, challenges persist, impeding the attainment ...
(Makerere University, 2023-09)This study examined the gendered reintegration of youth drug use ex-offenders within Kampala. Specifically, the study set out to describe the gender differences in community reintegration Programs of youth drug ex-offenders; ...
Analyzing contributing factors to construction claims on water projects in Uganda using multivariate regression modelling (Makerere University, 2023-09-19)Globally organizations continue to grapple with construction claims, which have contributed to the cost escalation on projects estimated at 28%. Construction claims on water projects in Uganda account for an average of ...
Impact of the Uganda women entrepreneurship program on household wellbeing and women empowerment; a case of Busia district in Uganda (Makerere University, 2023-09)This study’s exploration into the UWEP program in Busia district, Uganda, dives deep into the question of whether, and to what extent, the program impacts both household well-being and women's empowerment. Cross-sectional ...
(Makerere University, 2023-07)This research was undertaken to determine the impact of pre-paid metering (Yaka) system both technical and commercial energy losses, using the case study of Umeme Banda District. The research adopted a survey approach ...