Date: Sat, 05/25/2024 - 12:31

Boosting Open Scholarship: Building a Cohort of Trainers in Uganda

To promote Open Scholarship and Open Science, a groundbreaking initiative is underway at Busitema University. Led by Dr. Fredrick Kiwuwa Lugya, this project aims to develop a cohort of open scholarship trainers to…

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Date: Mon, 05/20/2024 - 08:56

DataCite is a leading global non-profit organization that provides persistent identifiers (DOIs) for research data and other research outputs. Research outputs become discoverable and associated metadata is made available to the community. It promotes data sharing and citation through community-building efforts and outreach activities. The Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) that DataCite provides are a technical solution to the broken links that can occur when authors cite resources on the Web. Through this platform you can create digital object identifiers (DOIs), a type of…

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Date: Mon, 05/06/2024 - 06:24

Springer Open is a database that has fully open access journals and books covering all areas of science. The content published is freely accessible online upon publication. The articles undergo peer-review thus ensuring the high quality and reliability of the work. The books and journals in Springer Open are made permanently available online. It contains wide coverage of e-Journals that investigate a wide range of science-based subjects including biomedicine and the life sciences, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer sciences, human sciences, social sciences, and economics. This database gives you access to…

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Date: Mon, 04/29/2024 - 05:45

Digital Commons Network is a multi-subject media site that provides free access to full-text scholarly articles and other research from hundreds of Universities and Colleges worldwide. It contains 4,155,964 works from 676 institutions all around the globe. You can explore works ranging from business, engineering, life sciences, physical sciences, health sciences, education, arts and humanities, law and social and behavioral sciences. It contains peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings and other original scholarly work.…

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Date: Thu, 04/18/2024 - 05:20

Busitema University Library has organized an online training session for all Campus Librarians on Friday, April 19, 2024, at 09:00 am on how to use online timesheets. During the training, the Librarians will be inducted on the tool which all staff shall be using to file their timesheets. Following this, each Campus Librarian will schedule and cascade the same training for their staff at their respective campus libraries. This training shall be conducted by the University Librarian Dr. Fredrick Kiwuwa Lugya being assisted by…

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Date: Tue, 04/16/2024 - 05:14

Busitema University Library, in collaboration with the Consortium of Uganda University Libraries (CUUL), brings you three new databases for trial in April 2024, provided by EBSCOhost. The goal of the trial is to identify resources that align with Busitema University's information needs. These databases offer valuable resources for academic research and learning and the include;

Education Source Ultimate

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Date: Thu, 04/11/2024 - 09:02

Attention all library users!, we kindly inform you that the University Library will be closing early today, April 11th, 2024, at 1:00 PM, as our staff will be attending the University Staff party. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. However, please note that our Electronic resources will still be accessible through our website, and our off-campus tool remains fully operational. Normal library operations will…

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Date: Wed, 03/13/2024 - 13:32

Libraries serve as pivotal assets in students' Academic endeavors, granting access to invaluable resources crucial for research and learning. Yet, a significant number of students lack the necessary skills to fully exploit these resources for academic excellence. This is where library training sessions prove indispensable.

On the 22nd of February 2024, the Pallisa Campus Library conducted a training session for Undergraduate students. The session was led by Mr. Wejuli Joseph, the Campus Librarian.

The session's focus was to enlighten students about the various services offered by the library and their significant role in…

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Date: Fri, 03/01/2024 - 12:53

The Complosome as Orchestrator of Normal Cell Physiology by Prof. Claudia Kemper NHLBI/NIH, USA

Prof. Claudia Kemper from the NHLBI/NIH, USA explains a multimedia lecture titled "The Complosome as Orchestrator of Normal Cell Physiology" in 67 minutes, and explores the emerging roles of the Complosome in cell metabolism and physiology. Prof. Claudia Kemper discusses the…

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Date: Fri, 03/01/2024 - 12:49

The Noradrenergic hypothesis of Neurodegeneration and Astroglia by Prof. Robert Zorec University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

The multimedia lecture titled "Noradrenergic Hypothesis of Neurodegeneration and Astroglia" is explained in  37 minutes by Prof. Robert Zorec from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, delves into the role of noradrenaline and…

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