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    • Application of information and communication technology (ICT) in health information access and dissemination in Uganda 

      Omona, Walter; Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert (Sage Publications, 2006)
      This paper reports on a study, which assessed the application of information and communication technologies (ICT) in health information access and dissemination in Uganda. The project focused not only on information ...
    • Cultural information access and utilisation by rural women:a frame work for Uganda 

      Magara, Elisam; Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert (Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Library and Information Associations (SCECSAL), 2004)
      Uganda is well endowed with cultural diversity that critically needs to be harnessed because of its potential to improve the quality of life of the Ugandan people. Issues such as language and literary arts, indigenous ...
    • The impact of cybercafes on information services in Uganda 

      Gitta, Samuel; Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert (First Monday, 1996)
      This study assessed the impact of cybercafes on the provision of information services in uganda. It focused on cafe users only. Findings revealed that 69.8% percent were in the age group of 20-39 year. Eighty-seven percent ...
    • Information needs and information-seeking behavior of artisan fisher folk of Uganda 

      Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert; Ocholla, Denis N (Elservier science Inc., 2003)
      This article examines the information needs, information-seeking behavior, and the impact of information use on artisan fisher folk and extension agents at three major lakes in Uganda. The findings reveal that fisher folk ...
    • Information seeking behaviour of the informal sector enterpreneurs: the Ugandan experience 

      Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert; Ocholla, Dennis N. (Libri, 2004)
      This article reports the results of a study aimed at identifying the information needs and uses of the informal sector in Uganda. The demographic and business characteristics of these entrepreneurs are highlighted and ...
    • Information seeking behaviour: a conceptual framework 

      Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert; Mostert, Janneke (South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 2006)
      The concepts defining information, information needs, information seeking and information use have undergone significant evolution since they were first introduced. A number of information seeking and retrieval studies ...
    • Insights into the information needs of women in the informal sector of Uganda 

      Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert (South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 2002)
      The informal sector is a fast growing economic sector in Uganda for development and employment of most small business entrepreneurs including women in the country. This paper presents insights into the information needs ...
    • Mapping and auditing indigenous knowledge capacity in Uganda 

      Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert (ProLISSA, 2004)
      This paper explores indigenous knowledge in Uganda. It aims at mapping and auditing this knowledge. It begins with a statement why this knowledge occupies a central place among communities of developing countries, then ...
    • Mapping information systems and services in Uganda: an overview 

      Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert (Elservier Science Ltd., 2002-12)
      This paper aims at defining and mapping the information sector in Uganda with regard to general awareness and comparative studies. It is written from the sociological perspective and is based on a review of literature, a ...
    • Nakaseke multipurpose community telecentre and library 

      Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert (International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP), 2004)
      Nakaseke Multipurpose Community Telecentre and Library, located 64 km north of Kampala and 16 km off the Kampala–Gulu road, was established in 1999 as a UNESCO project in partnership with the International Telecommunications ...
    • National Library of Uganda 

      Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert (2004)
    • An observational study of the information seeking and communicating behaviour of enterprenures in the informal sector in Uganda 

      Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert (2008-12-05)
      This paper examines the information-seeking and communicating behaviour of the entrepreneurs in the informal sector of Uganda through observation methodology. The samples of six districts and 602 entrepreneurs covering ...
    • Private camel library brings hope to pastoralists: the Kenyan experience 

      Atuti, Richard Masaranga; Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert (Emerald and MCB University Press, 1999)
      Discusses an innovation in the Kenya National Library Service, the Camel Library Service (CLS) in North Eastern Province, Kenya. Highlights results of an investigation of the impact and the feasibility of the CLS pilot ...
    • Public library politics: the Uganda perspective 

      Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert (Sage Publications, 2004)
      Public libraries in Uganda face many problems, but their importance in the political, socio-economic and cultural life of the country has been recognized by government, which has integrated public libraries into all its ...
    • Public Library politics: the Ugandan perspective 

      Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert (IFLA, 2003-08)
      This paper provides the Ugandan perspective of the public library politics. It reports the views of politicians, civil servants and library association leaders regarding role of the public library and information services ...
    • Sources of business information and means of access used by SMEs in Uganda: the case of Northern Uganda 

      Okello-Obura, Constant; Minishi-Majanja, M. K.; Cloete, Linda; Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert (Library and Information Science Research Electronic Journal (LIBRES), 2008-03)
      This article is a result of part of the doctoral study Business Information Systems Design for Uganda’s Economic Development: The Case of SMEs in Northern Uganda. The study was conducted in 2005/06 to identify the sources ...
    • Uganda's public library system and services from colonial times to the present 

      Ikoja-Odongo, J. Robert (Innovation, 2004-12)
      This article, based on a literature review, traces the history of the Public Library Service in Uganda from colonial times. Problems faced by Ugandan public libraries are highlighted and recommendations made about improving ...