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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- 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)
Performance evaluation and optimization of the maize shelling operation of the multi-purpose farm vehicle (Makerere University, 2018-12)In Uganda, maize post-harvest losses stand at 30% due to poor drying, poor storage and poor shelling techniques amongst other challenges of which shelling stands out as the biggest challenge. Hence the multi-purpose vehicle ...
(Makerere University, 2018-12)Introduction: The study investigated the factors influencing involvement in transactional sex among women in Uganda. The specific objective of the study involved finding out the determinants of demographic, social economic ...
Gender differences in factors influencing adoption of learning management systems by academic staff in Makerere University (2018-09)This study explored gender differences in factors that influence academic staff adoption of learning management systems such as the Makerere University e-Learning Environment (MUELE). MUELE is an LMS designed to enhance ...
Enrichment of flour of Indigenous bitter cassava "Lenga Tome" for feeding infants and young children (6-23 months) in Kajo-Keji County-South Sudan (2019-02-27)Cassava (Manihot esculenta - Crantz) is a root crop that feeds over 500 million people in the tropics though is poor in protein, vitamins and minerals. This study sought to enrich cassava flour of the South Sudanese ...
Degeneration in quality of cassava planting material due to infection by cassava brown streak viruses (Makerere University, 2018-12)This study aimed at quantifying degeneration of cassava planting materials as a result of infection by CBSVs. Four cassava varieties (NASE 14, NASE 15, NAROCASS 1 and TME 204) were evaluated for their responses and ...