Library & Resource Center

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MIHS students accessing Library Facilities

Background:

Mildmay Uganda’s Library and Resource Centre serves more than 500 users including Mildmay staff, students undertaking training and placements at the centre, and other registered library users.


Library’s Vision

To refocus priorities to place greater emphasis on e-services; remain critical in delivery of library services, combining access to print collections while offering the much needed learning environment and to facilitate longer opening hours and enhance the support that library users need.


Library’s Mission

To support the mission and strategic goals of Mildmay Uganda. The library achieved this by:


Library Objectives:

  1. To make the Library as easy to use independently as possible and manage the collections in ways that assist users in finding the books that they need;
  2. To maintain a silent cool study environment;
  3. To make access and use of e-Library services as easy as possible;
  4. To place help and support at the centre of the Library services;
  5. To raise awareness of Library services available to students and all staff by engaging in more effective marketing of library services.

Opening Hours:

The library operates within the following timings:
Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:45pm
Saturday – Sunday (Closed)
Public holidays (closed)

Note:

The Library is closed on Weekends and Public holidays. However, special weekends are often arranged during study peak days especially for weekend students at the request of the concerned academic Managers.

View the Rules & Regulations of the Library

 


Mildmay Online Resources

These electronic resources are provided with funding /assistance from:

  • Consortium of Uganda University Libraries (CUUL)
  • Organizations providing  Free Access Resources
  • Mildmay Uganda Administration.
  • E-books collection

Full –Test Journal Databases:

HINARI: (Research for life)

http://extranet.who.int/hinari/en/journals.php

The HINARI site (courtesy of WHO), provides free or low-cost access to biomedical and related social sciences journals and other resources for the health sector and academic institutions in developing countries. More than 7,000 journal titles are now available.

Open Access Resources

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

http://www.doabooks.org/
The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is a discovery service for peer reviewed books published under an open access license. DOAB provides a searchable index to the information about these books, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher's website or repository.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

http://www.doaj.org/
The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) lists free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and languages.

OpenDOAR

http://www.opendoar.org/search.php
OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. Contain digital collections that preserve and provide access of intellectual output of an institution, and content varies i.e. could be open or closed, though open is encouraged today. Each OpenDOAR repository has been visited by project staff to check the information that is recorded there. This in-depth approach does not rely on automated analysis and gives a quality-controlled list of repositories. As well as providing a simple repository list, OpenDOAR lets you search for repositories or search repository contents

Open Access Journal

Cambridge University Press
http://www.journals.cambridge.org

Full text of over 323 Cambridge University Press Online Journals.

Canadian Science Publishing (publisher of the NRC Research Press journals)

http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/

Full text of 17 online peer-reviewed journals in a broad range of scientific disciplines with back files dating back to 1996 in most cases.

Cochrane Library

http://www.cochranelibrary.com/

The Cochrane Library is a collection of online searchable databases containing high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Cochrane Reviews represent the highest level of evidence on which to base clinical treatment decisions. In addition to Cochrane Reviews, The Cochrane Library provides other sources of reliable information, from other systematic reviews abstracts, technology assessments, economic evaluations and individual clinical trials all the current evidence in one single environment

EBrary

http://site.ebrary.com/lib/cuul

Ebrary: Provides access to multidisciplinary Collection of books

Note: Get Passwords from the e-resources Librarian.

Edinburgh University Press

http://www.euppublishing.com/

Edinburgh University Press publishes over 35 journals across a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.

Emerald Publishing Group Limited

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/

Emerald CUUL full-text access features Emerald HR, Learning & Organization Studies (25 journals) and Emerald Accounting, Finance & Economics (39 journals) all of which are peer-reviewed and fully searchable full text journals

IOP Publishing

http://iopscience.iop.org/ 

IOP publishes over 60 of the world's most prestigious journals in physics and related sciences.

JSTOR

http://www.jstor.org/

JSTOR is a growing digital library of more than 2,000 academic journals, 20,000 books, and 2 million primary source objects.

JSTOR helps students, scholars, and other individuals discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform.

Mary Ann Liebert

http://www.liebertpub.com/

Founded in 1980, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is universally acknowledged for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in the most promising areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, and law. Liebert Online delivers electronic access to peer-reviewed journals published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Nature Publishing Group

http://www.nature.com/

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is a publisher of high impact scientific and medical information in print and online. NPG publishes journals, online databases and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine.

Oxford University Press Journals

http://www.oxfordjournals.org/en/our-journals/index.html

Oxford Journals publishes journals from science, technical, professional, medical, humanities, arts and social science disciplines.

OUP - E-Books American National Biography

http://www.anb.org/articles/home.html

American National Biography Online is the premier biographical work on people from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. You'll find profiles of more than 19,000 men and women from all walks of American life, from the well-known to the infamous to the obscure.

OUP - E-Books Oxford English Dictionary Online

http://www.oed.com/

The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over 600,000 words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 3 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books

OUP - E-books Oxford Reference Online

http://www.oxfordreference.com/

Offers access to top-quality, authoritative information on every subject from Art to Zoology.

OUP - E-books Oxford Scholarship Online

http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/ 

Oxford Scholarship Online is a cross-searchable library containing the full text of over 4,600 Oxford books in the humanities, social sciences, sciences medicine, and law. Specially-commissioned abstracts and keywords are available at book and chapter level, and at least 500 new and recently-published books are added each year.

Palgrave Macmillan Journals

http://www.palgrave-journals.com/

Palgrave Macmillan offers a combined portfolio of over 70 peer-reviewed e-journals.

Project MUSE

http://muse.jhu.edu/

Project MUSE provides online access to 500 full-text journals from 200 non-profit publishers in the humanities and social sciences.

Royal College of Physicians

http://www.clinmed.rcpjournal.org/

Clinical Medicine journal is read by leading physicians in hospitals across the world. It features articles covering original research, current issues, ethics, law, clinical governance and audit, and also reports on prestigious College lectures and conferences.

Sage Online Journals

http://online.sagepub.com/

Over 550 journals in the business, humanities, social sciences and science, techology and medicine (STM).

Springer Open

http://www.springeropen.com/ 

Springer is one of the leading international scientific publishing companies. Springer's eJournals cover a wide range of subjects including biomedicine and the life sciences, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer sciences, human sciences, social sciences and economics. However, CUUL is currently not subscribing to the springer eJournals but users get access to the springer Open Access resources.

University of Chicago Journals

http://www.press.uchicago.edu/journals.html

The University of Chicago Press publishes nearly fifty scholarly journals, many on behalf of some of the world's most prestigious societies, and several that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields. The journals present original research in the social sciences, humanities, education, and biological and physical sciences

Wiley Online Library

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/

Wiley Online Library is a leading international resource for scholarly content providing access to millions of articles across a wide range of journals. This package provides access to over 500 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Repositories

Institutional repositories: “digital collections that preserve and provide access to the intellectual output of an institution.

Makerere Institutional Repository (Mak IR)

http://makir.mak.ac.ug/

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.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/DisplayAbstractSearch.cfm
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.


Phionah Nakigudde

Phionah Nakigudde

Librarian
Mildmay Institute of Health Sciences,

P.O Box 24985 Kampala
Tel: +256 312 210 200 I Mob: +256(0)782 805 240

phionah.nakigudde@mildmay.or.ug