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
In vitro efficacy of bacteriophages against Extended-spectrum β-Lactamase producing Escherichia coli Isolated from Patients with Urinary Tract Infections (Makerere University, 2021-04)Background: Escherichia coli, a gram-negative bacterial pathogen, which harbors extended spectrum β-lactamase enzymes (ESBLs) is the major cause of UTIs. The wide spread emergence and expansion of ESBL producing E. coli ...
Knowledge and Practices of Malaria Prevention and Control among Caretakers of Children Less Than 5 Years in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement Camp. (Makerere University, 2023-11-26)Introduction: Malaria remains the most common disease and the leading cause of admission at 56% and death (24%) in the refugee camps. Uganda currently hosts over 1.4 million refugees and Kiryandongo refugee camp is one of ...
Prevalence and factors associated with depression among young adults living with HIV attending the Infectious Diseases Institute (Makerere University, 2023-09-20)Introduction: Depression among young adults living with HIV increases their risk of complications from HIV and has been consistently associated with disruption of the important developmental process, subsequently leading ...
Evaluation of antidepressant effects and safety of Lavendula angustifolia aqueous and total crude leaf extracts in Wistar albino rats. (Makerere University, 2023-07-28)Introduction: Depression continues to be a major problem in Ugandan population and communities’ use medicinal plants like L. angustifolia (Lavandula angustifolia) for its treatment.Objective: To establish the antidepressant ...
The political economy of adolescent mental health in Uganda: a case study among actors and adolescents in Kampala District. (Makerere University, 2023)Background: More than half of Uganda’s population is below 16 years of age. These children and adolescents have particularly been exposed to increased risk of mental health conditions due to extreme poverty and a history ...