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

This database is ideal for students and lecturers affiliated with the Faculty of Science and Education. It provides full-text education articles, totalling 803 full-text journals, all in Open Access. It covers around 22 topics, including higher education, adult, career, and vocational education, elementary and early childhood education, literacy standards, information and technology, urban education, special education, and reading and communication, among others. In addition, it offers 415 educational videos that provide practical online teacher training on virtual classroom tutorials, e-learning software, and remote learning primers, among others. This database is accessible via.

Dynamic Health

This database is designed for students from the Faculty of Health Sciences, particularly those offering Bachelor of Nursing related programs. It is an evidence-based tool designed to help nurses and allied health professionals master skills, obtain fast answers to questions, and foster a culture of evidence-based practice and critical thinking, leading to improved patient outcomes. It covers topics on diseases and conditions, tests and labs, signs and symptoms, drug monographs, skills and competency checklists, among others. Accessible via the web and mobile, it provides nursing skills, transcultural skills, patient training skills, and health professional skills like occupational therapy, physical therapy, and social work, among others. This database is accessible via https://www.dynahealth.com/.


Dynaed is also another valuable resource for students, lecturers and researchers in the Faculty of Health Sciences especially those in medicine and surgery. It combines current clinical evidence with expert guidance to create a powerful clinical research decision support tool. This enables clinicians to find answers to questions at the point of care with unprecedented speed and accuracy. Its functionality revolves around Micromedex drug content, daily updates, evidence-based O&R, graphics and images, earning CME and MOC, alerts when topics change, among other functionalities. It is also accessible via the web and mobile and supports Single Sign-On (SSO). It ensures confidence in practice, saves time, provides anytime – anywhere access, and supports lifelong learning. DynaMed can be accessed through the following link https://www.dynamed.com/. When prompted to log in, obtain login details by sending an email to the library at flugya@busitema.ac.ug