Makerere University acknowledges that funds received from SIDA under the bilateral Research Cooperation enable Ugandan public universities to conduct impactful research, research capacity strengthening, institutional advancement, generate knowledge and promote research uptake for regional development, which is partly supported as part of the EDCTP programme supported by the European Union.

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Call for Applications to Attend the Informatin Management and Competence Cross-Cutting Course

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 16:56

The content of this training will include:

Introduction to the research process

  • Introduction to bibliographic searches for literature review
  • Sources of information
  • Searching the Makerere Library in-house databases – MakULA, Uganda Scholarly Digital Library, DATAD and Africa Index Medicus)
  • Searching the Internet – search engines (Google Scholar, Google Earth etc), and specific databases (e-books, AGORA, OARE, HINARI/Pub Med,TEAL Blackwell, Emerald, EBSCO)
  • Document Delivery Services (DDS)
  • Management of multiple electronic files and word processing
  • Professional citing and quotation
  • Reference management using Endnote
  • Scholarly Writing
  • Presentation of research work

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