Mak Library Operations During COVID-19 Orchestrated Closure

The Entrance to the Main Library Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. Date taken: 4th February 2020. The Library E-Resources will remain available during the temporary institutional closure to avert the spread of COVID-19

The Entrance to the Main Library Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. Date taken: 4th February 2020. The Library E-Resources will remain available during the temporary institutional closure to avert the spread of COVID-19

Following the Presidential Directive to close all Schools, Universities and Tertiary Institutions for a period of one month to avert the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), the Makerere University Library has issued the following simplified guide to accessing Electronic Resources remotely.

  1. Visit the University website via the link https://mulib.mak.ac.ug
  2. Select Electronic Resources: Place your cursor on electronic resources of the menu bar and select for more options
  3. Databases A-Z Remote Access: In the red column on the right, confirm databases A-Z with Remote Access. Click on any database of your interest e.g. JSTOR, Emerald, Sage, etc. The list of databases is arranged alphabetically.
  4. Authentication: Login when prompted using your Makerere University email address as the username e.g. username@college.mak.ac.ug and then enter the corresponding password. Students without university emails can use the authentication details provided upon request.
  5. Research4life Resources: To use these resources follow procedures below;
  • Login to http://login.research4life.org
  • On-campus access is by IP restriction
  • Off-campus access details are provided to all registered library users.

Contact Information:

For any inquiries, contact the E-Resources Coordinator at ckobusingye[at]mulib.mak.ac.ug

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