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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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 email@example.com 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.
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)
Household knowledge, attitudes and practices towards solid waste management among local residents in Nansana Municipality (Makerere University, 2021-01)A study was conducted in Nansana Municipality to determine household knowledge, practices and attitudes towards solid waste management. It set out to address the gap in information about the knowledge, practices and attitudes ...
Prevalence and Factors Associated with Soil-Transmitted Helminths Infections among Preschool-age Children in Hoima District, Uganda (Makerere University, 2016-11-11)Introduction: Soil transmitted helminths (STH) are still a major public health problem in Uganda, with an estimated prevalence in endemic areas being as high as 55%. With poor hygiene and sanitation, STH prevalence could ...
(Makerere University, 2021-09-14)Majority of Uganda’s population relies on groundwater as an accessible source to meet their water demands especially in times of prolonged dry seasons. Its importance will likely increase with a changing climate where ...
Modelling of chlorine decay in a portable water distribution network : case study of Kampala Distribution Network, Uganda (Makerere University, 2021-08-16)The most expensive component of a water supply system is the distribution network. Proper understanding, characterization and prediction of water quality behavior in drinking water distribution systems are critical in ...
(Makerere University, 2018-06-02)This study was conducted to determine the cost of mitigating aflatoxin contamination in groundnuts in Uganda. The study relied on primary data collected from 216 groundnut farmers and 113 groundnut traders in the districts ...