Simple Facts About The Republic of Uganda (1) Location: East Africa, west of Kenya. 1 00 N, 32 00 E Capital City: Kampala Airport: Entebbe Independent: 1962 Population: 25.8 million (UN, 2003)
The Republic of Uganda (2) Area: 236,040 sq. km, 36,330 sq. km is water Climate: Tropical – rainy with, two dry seasons of, Dec. – Feb. & June – Aug Weather: 15 c. – 29 c. Mountains:Rwenzori. Highest peak 5,110 m.
The Republic of Uganda (3) Lakes: L. Victoria, etc. Rivers: River Nile, etc. - Uganda is the Source of the River Nile Major languages: English (official), Swahili, Ganda Cur. President: Yoweri Kaguta Museveni 1988 to date.
The Republic of Uganda (4) Leading Newspaper is: The New Vision of Tuesday June 1, 2004 (Published in 5 lang.) BUKEDDE | ORUMURI | RUPINY | ETOP | You are here: Daily » Front Page BUKEDDEORUMURIRUPINYETOPFront Page
Makerere University (2) Established: 1922 as a Technical College 1949 Affiliated to University of London 1963 became a University of East Africa 1970 became a National University
Makerere University (3) 2004 The University has: 35,000 undergraduate students 3,000 graduate students 2,000 academic staff Over 2,500 administrative staff
Makerere University (4) Research, Teaching and Admin Units: 9 Faculties 6 Institutes 5 Schools 6 Service Departments – University Library is one of the six Operations of university spread over Main Campus and 4 other campuses
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Makerere Univ. Library (MakLIB) Vision: Provider of Excellent Library & Information Services Mission: To meet study, teaching and research information needs for sustainable national and regional development
Library Commitee University Librarian D.U. L. Albert Cook M. L. D.U. L. (Admin.)Chief Catalouger D.U. L. Acquistions 7 Senior L.10 L.200 Ss. MakLIB Administrative Structure
MakLIB. (4) Main Library situated on Main Campus Built in 1957 with an area of 4,000 sq. mt Extended in 1962 and 1972 Current library area is 8,000 sq. metres with seating capacity for 4,000 students
MakLIB (5) The Branch Libraries are: Albert Cook (Medical), Sch. of education, Mak.Institute of Social Research (MISR), Instit. of Adult and Contin. Educ.(CCE), E. Af. Sch. of Lib. & Info. Sc.(EASLIS), Faculty of Vet. Med. Lib., & Mak. Univ. Agriculture Research Institute, Kabanyolo
MakLIB. (6) Print Collection of 384,800 monographs & 82,000 bound serials About 8,000 online full text journal titles Has eight divisions and seven branch libraries
MakLIBIS (7) Services: Open for seven days a week Monday – Friday: 0830 to 2300 Saturday: 0830 to 2100 Sundays: 0830 to 1300 Week-end hours are subject to change
MakLIBIS (8) Services: The Library operates a closed access system. The collection is loaned according to demand. Africana, IDA, Law and Periodicals Only for 2 hours per loan
MakLIBIS (9) ICT Services Currently the library has an online catalogue (OPAC) //libis.mak.ac.ug Planning to have 117 access points Computer situation: Two computer labs at the ML (80) Each staff has a computer Several in each branch libraries Total PC 200
MakLIB (7) Current Funding, 2000 – 2004 Uganda Government – 900,000,000.00 Ug. Shillings And Development Partners
MakLIS (8) Development Partners include: NORAD 200,000.00 Sida/SAREC 940,000.00 Carnegie Corp. of N.Y. 650,000.00 Ford & Rockfellor Foundations ADB - IAUP (Netherland) -
MakLIBIS (9) Collaborating Univers. Libraries Bergen University Library Stockholm University Library, Boras Sch. of Library & Info. Sc. University of Tennessee Library (UT) Case Western Reserve Univ. Library Several in UK with Alb. Cook
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Makerere (Mak) and Bergen (UiB) Universities Collaboration (1) General Agreement of Collaboration Signed in 1992 and extended in 1999 This involved: 5 centres (UiB) 3 Faculties (UiB) 7 Departments (UiB) 2 Faculties & 7 Departments (Mak)
Mak. and UiB Collaboration (2) Collaborate in: 1. Joint teaching, research & projects 2. Exchange of staff & students 3. Exchange of info. & publications
Makerere and Bergen Universities Collaboration (3) Exchange of staff and students Procedure: 1. Letter proposing visit & activity 2. Letter inviting party outlining terms 3. Negotiations regarding funding 4. Visit
UiB – MakLIB Collaboration(1) Included in the 1999 extension as Science Library Project Coordinator at Mak. Prof. L. Luboobi Scientist at UoB: Director Kari Garnes Faculty: Mak. Faculty of Science Funding: UoB, Mak. & Norwegian Min. of Foreign Affairs
UiB – MakLIB Collaboration(2) What has been done: 1999 Faculty received 50,000 NOK 2001 Frame Agreement signed, which added more activities Nov. 2001 E. Gamukama and O. Mutibwa As a result, Jane Kawalya visited 2001 Three members of UoB Library - Mak.
UiB – MakLIB Collaboration(3) 2002 Joint project to est. Uganda Sc. Digital Library (In its final draft) Interlibrary Loan (48 doc. exchanged) Staff exchange
UiB – MakLIB Collaboration(3) Uganda Science Digital Library Project Draft proposal started Feb. 2002 Final Project sent to UoB Library Nov. 2003 Amount required $760,000.00 only Prisca Tibenderana here to follow up its finalization and forward to donor.
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