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1 North - South Collaboration The Case of UiB and Mak By: Prisca Tibenderana Senior Librarian, MakLIB

2 Makerere University in The Republic of Uganda

3 The Capital City Kampala

4 Uganda’s National Flag For God & My Country!

5 University of Bergen in Norway

6 Bergen the Site of the University

7 Simple Facts About The Republic of Uganda (1)  Location: East Africa, west of Kenya N, E  Capital City: Kampala  Airport: Entebbe  Independent: 1962  Population: 25.8 million (UN, 2003)

8 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.

9 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.

10 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

11 The Republic of Uganda  Vegetation

12 End of Part 1  Takk for oppmerksomheten!  Spørsmål?

13 Makerere University We Build for the Future!

14 Makerere University Administrative Building(1)

15 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

16 Makerere University (3)  2004 The University has: 35,000 undergraduate students 3,000 graduate students 2,000 academic staff Over 2,500 administrative staff

17 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

18 End of Part 2  Takk for oppmerksomheten!  Spørsmål

19 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

20 MakLIB (1)

21 MakLIB (2) A four levels L shaped building

22 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

23 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

24 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

25 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

26 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

27 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

28 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

29 MakLIB (7)  Current Funding, 2000 – 2004 Uganda Government – 900,000, Ug. Shillings  And Development Partners

30 MakLIS (8) Development Partners include:  NORAD 200,  Sida/SAREC 940,  Carnegie Corp. of N.Y. 650,  Ford & Rockfellor Foundations  ADB -  IAUP (Netherland) -

31 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

32 End of Part 3  Takk for oppmerksomheten!  Spørsmål

33 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)

34 Mak. and UiB Collaboration (2)  Collaborate in: 1. Joint teaching, research & projects 2. Exchange of staff & students 3. Exchange of info. & publications

35 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

36 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

37 UiB – MakLIB Collaboration(2)  What has been done:  1999 Faculty received 50,000 NOK  2001 Frame Agreement signed, which added more activities  Nov E. Gamukama and O. Mutibwa  As a result, Jane Kawalya visited 2001  Three members of UoB Library - Mak.

38 UiB – MakLIB Collaboration(3)  2002 Joint project to est. Uganda Sc. Digital Library (In its final draft)  Interlibrary Loan (48 doc. exchanged)  Staff exchange

39 UiB – MakLIB Collaboration(3)  Uganda Science Digital Library Project  Draft proposal started Feb  Final Project sent to UoB Library Nov  Amount required $760, only  Prisca Tibenderana here to follow up its finalization and forward to donor.

40 The End  Takk for oppmerksomheten!  Spørsmål?


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