Library staff publications from 2008


- Byamugisha, H. M. (2010). Digitizing library resources for new modes of information use in Uganda. Journal: Library Management. 31(1/2): 42-56


- Byamugisha, H. M., Ikoja-Odongo, R. & Nasinyama, G. W. (2010). Information needs and use among urban farmers in Kampala City in Uganda. Journal of Library and Information Research, Vol. 34, No.108:18-32.


- Gamukama, E. A. & Popov, O. (2011). "A Utility Based Framework for Internet Access Provision and Usage in Context of Development ", in the proceedings of the “2011 International Conference on Future Information Technology”, pp. 101-105, vol.13, ISSN 2010-460X, September 2011, IACSIT Press, Singapore


- Gamukama, E. A. & Popov, O (2011). " A Framework for Achieving Optimal Benefits from the Internet in the Context of Development", in the proceedings of the “IEEE International Conference Networking in Education and Research, 10th RoEduNet” pp. 168 -173, ISSN 2247-5443,


- Kakai, Miriam (2009). The challenges of advocating for open access through institutional repository building: experiences from Makerere University. A paper presented at IFLA Conference, Milan, Italy.


- Kawalya, J. (2012). The repositioning of Makerere University structure: its effect on the College of Education and External Studies Library services. Paper presented at The XXth Standing Conference of East, Southern and Central Africa Library and Information Associations (SCESCAL), Nairobi, Kenya. ISBN:978-9966-69-467-6.


- Musoke, Maria G. N. (2012). “Outreach to rural health units in Uganda enhances access to information resources”, In: Omondi, B. & Onyango, C. (Editors),Information for Sustainable Development in a digital environment. Proceedings of XX SCECSAL, 4-8th June. Kenya Library Association and The Law Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya. ISBN:978-9966-69-467-6.


- Musoke, Maria G.N. (2010). "Access and use of information by primary health care providers in rural Uganda: a qualitative approach". International Journal of Decision Support System Technology, 2 (2).


- Musoke, Maria G.N. (2010). "Reconstruction@maklib with minimal resources".


- Musoke, Maria G. N. (2009). “Document supply services enhance access to information resources in remote Uganda”. Interlending and Document Supply Journal, vol.37 no 4.


- Musoke, Maria G. N. (2008). “Strategies for addressing the University library users’ changing needs and practices in Sub-Saharan Africa.” The Journal of Academic Librarianship, vol 34, no 6, pp 532-538.


- Mwesigwa, A. (2012). “A decision support tool for Library book inventory management”, Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-8473-4361-5


- Nakiganda, M and Kakai, M (2009) “Preserving the past and creating the future: a case of Makerere University Library”. Paper presented at the 75th World Library Congress (IFLA), Milan, Italy.


- Namaganda, A (2011) “Digitization of Uganda’s Musical Cultural Heritage: Lessons from the Digital Music Archive, Makerere University. Netherlands: Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-659-19674-4


- State, E. N. (2009). Coaching and mentoring the new librarian: lessons from the Makerere University   Library orientation program. Paper presented at the Continuous Professional Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions, Bologna, 18-20th August. From


- State, E. N. (2008). Cataloguing: Uganda country report. In B. B. Tillett, T. de Klerk, H. van der Walt & A. L. Cristan (Eds.), IFLA cataloguing principles : steps towards and international cataloguing code, 5 (pp. 300). New York: de Gruyter. 978-3-598-44102-8.


Conference Papers


- Akiteng, Faith & Musoke, Maria (2010). “Challenges posed by diversity in academic institutions as they implement Information Literacy: the experiences of Makerere University Library in Uganda.” In: Creating Knowledge IV Conference. ‘Information literacy and diversity in higher education: mapping the learning environment’, 8-10 September, 2010, Bergen, Norway.


- Kabatangare, G. T. (2010). The contribution of University libraries towards democracy and good governance: Makerere University library’s role as a National reference library, XIX SCECSAL, Gaborone, Botswana.


- Kigongo-Bukenya, I. & Musoke, Maria G. N. (2011). LIS education and training in developing countries: developments and challenges with special reference to Southern Sudan and Uganda. Paper presented at the Pre IFLA Conference of SIG LIS Education in Developing Countries, Puerto Rico, San Juan, 10-11th August, 2011.


- Kinengyere, A. A. & Olander, B. (2011). “Users’ knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding electronic resources and information literacy: a pilot study at Makerere University”. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML 2011) International Conference, Athens, Greece


- Lugya F. K. (2011). Usability of Makula among Makerere University Library users: a case study” presented at the Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries(QQML) International Conference, Athens, Greece.


- Lugya, F. K. (2011). The hidden forces that positively shape library consortia: addressing the gap between developed and developing countries. Paper presented at the Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML) International Conference, Athens, Greece.


- Musoke, Maria G. N. (2011). “Academic libraries in Sub-Saharan Africa: present and future. Paper presented at the Africa Library Summit. UNISA, May 2011.


- Musoke, Maria G. N. & Landoy, Ane (2009). “Skills acquired and passed on: the collaboration between the University of Bergen and Makerere University libraries and their new partners in the North and South”.Paper presented at the Pre-IFLA Conference on LIS education in Developing countries, University of Milan, Italy, August, 2009.


- Musoke, Maria G. N. (2009). “Access and use of information by primary health care providers in rural Uganda: a qualitative approach”. Paper presented at the 9th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML), MAICH, Chania, Greece, May, 2009.


- Musoke, Maria G. N. (2008). “Medical Library users’ needs with particular reference to Makerere University, Uganda”. Paper presented at the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA) biennial conference, Maputo- Mozambique, October, 2008.


- Naluwooza, M. & Kobusingye, C. (2010). Towards a democratic society: the role of academic libraries in facilitating social equality, economic development, democracy and good governance in Uganda with special reference to Makerere University Library. XIX SCECSAL Gaborone, Botswana


- Namaganda, A (2011) Digitization of Uganda’s Musical Cultural Heritage: Lessons from the Digital Music Archive, Makerere University. Paper presented at the Second International Conference on African Digital Libraries and Archives (ICADLA-2) University of witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 14th - 18th November, 2011.


- State, E. N. (2011). “The Quest for academic status: a critical review of the criteria for appointments and promotions of Librarians at Makerere University, Uganda”. The Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML) International Conference, Athens, Greece




- Musoke, M. G. N. & Namugera, L. (2012). Makerere University New Library Building Inspires and Empowers the Academic Community in Low Income Uganda. Presented at the 78th World Library Congress (IFLA), Helsinki, Finland


- Mwesigwa, A. (2012). Makerere University’s Experience of Setting up, Collecting Content and Using an Institutional Repository Running on Dspace software. Presented at the 7th International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2012), Edinburgh, Scotland, UK


- Mwesigwa, A. (2011, October). Open access advocacy improves Makerere University’s web ranking. Poster presented at the Open Access Africa conference, Kumasi, Ghana.


- State, E. N. (2012). “Who is Going to Catalogue?’ Poster at the 78th World Library Conference (IFLA 2012), Helsinki, Finland

Post Doctoral Series Organised By Deputy Vice Chancellor-Academic Affairs


- Kawalya, J. (2011). The National Library of Uganda: Its inception, Challenges and Prospects, 1997-2007”. Presented at Makerere University, DVCAA Post-Doctoral series


- Nalumaga, R. (2010). Crossing to the Mainstream: Information challenges and possibilities for female legislators in the Ugandan Parliament. Presented at Makerere UniversityDVCAA Post Doctoral series.

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