About the Library

At the ground floor of the university building is the main library comprising of one section, which is situated at Kampala University main Campus Ggaba.

It has a seating capacity of One hundred users, over 32,000 print volumes, over 500 journal titles, and over 900 dissertations. It has 20 computers all linked to the Internet. The Wireless Internet coverage is also available in the Library, enabling students and staff with wireless devices to access the internet while in the Library.

Kampala University has four other branches and they all have libraries. We have a branch at mutundwe nursing school, Masaka branch, Jinja branch and Luweero branch. Kampala University is affiliated with The East African University, a Kenyan Institution, whose Campus is located in Kitengela, Kajiado District, Rift Valley Province, approximately 40 kilometres (25 miles), by road, southeast of Nairobi, the Capital of Kenya, and the largest City in that country. Professor Badru Kateregga, the Vice Chancellor of Kampala University, also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of TEAU. All campuses are connected to the centralised E-resources located at the main campus in relation to hardcopies.

Library Links

The American Chemical Society is the leading publisher of peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical and related sciences, serving scientific communities worldwide through an unparalleled commitment to quality, reliability, and innovation. Access is to over 35 high quality, high impact journals.

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA)

AIP publishes 12 journals, 2 magazines, and a conference proceedings series. AIP's Scitation platform hosts over 2 million articles from more than 200 scholarly publications for 28 earned society publishers.

Access to the Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) and journals produced by the American Physical Society.

ASCE Journals Online provides unprecedented access to 33 Peer-reviewed journals with more than 60,000 full-text papers and a 31-Year archive from 1983 to the present.

Annual Reviews publications operates in prioritising and synthesising the primary research literature in disciplines for the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences.

Access to British Journal of Radiology (BJR) and Dentomaxillofacial Radiology (DMFR)

Global Health is a bibliographical abstract and indexing database specialising in public health, human nutrition, parasitic, communicable and tropical diseases and medicinal plants. It provides access to abstracts of the world's research literature from 1973 to present with coverage of English and foreign language journals, books, research reports, patents and standards, dissertations, conference proceedings, annual reports, developing country information and other difficult to obtain literature.

Full text of over 323 Cambridge University Press Online Journals.

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

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.

Access to 8 major databases: Academic Search Premier; Business Source Premier; ERIC; Masterfile Premier; Newspaper Source; Health Source : Nursing & Academic; Health Source : Consumer Edition; Medline.

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

Emerald Management, features 120 Business and Management journals, all of which are peer-reviewed and fully searchable full text journals plus reviews from the world's top 300 management journals.

Specially prepared, online, animated, audio-visual lectures by world leading authorities on library developments in a digital environment for researchers and university faculty members.

TMMC is specially prepared, online, animated, audio-visual lectures by world leading authorities on topics in marketing and management for researchers and university faculty members.

Subject strengths: Marketing and Management.

Over 20 Research journals and letters in electrical and electronic engineering.

The IMF is viewed as one of the world’s most authoritative sources for economic information, analysis and harmonized statistics. IMF eLibrary provides comprehensive data and original analysis, with coverage of almost every economy in the world and a special focus on developing and emerging economies.

IOP publishes over 60 of the world's most prestigious journals in physics and related sciences, all available online through IOP publishing.

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.

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

Organisations that qualify for the free Developing Countries Oxford Online Collection offer will obtain access to over 200 titles.

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

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

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.

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.

Ten leading international journals from the Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science. Titles cover the whole of the biological and physical sciences, and include Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the world's first science journal.

37 full text journals spanning all branches of chemistry, plus a range of key databases in analytical chemistry, catalysts and catalysed reactions, organic synthesis and natural products plus its online series of specialist periodical reports, and a range of key databases.

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

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.

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.

The World Bank e-Library is an electronic portal to the World Bank's full-text collection of books, reports/working papers, journals and other documents on social and economic development. It is the most comprehensive collections in the area and it brings together, in PDF format, a fully indexed and cross-searchable database of 6,000+ titles, as well as every new title as it becomes available in print. In addition, subscribers have access to information not available in print. eLibrary is fully searchable by subject, region, keyword, title, author, abstract, or year of publication.

Kampala University Libraries

Well Stocked with Academic Books

Monday – Friday 9:00A.M. – 10:00P.M.

Weekend: 9:00A.M. – 4:00P.M.

Recess Term: 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

Public Holidays: Closed



Open Access Resources

http://doaj.org/


http://www.doabooks.org/


http://www.opendoar.org/search.phphttp://www.opendoar.org/


http://highwire.stanford.edu/lists/freeart.dtl


http://worldwidescience.org/


http://journals.bmj.com/


www.biomedcentral.com/

www.freemedicaljournals.com/

www.plos.org


http://www.albertalawreview.com/index.php/alr


http://www.amsterdamlawforum.org/


http://www.gojil.eu/


http://jlc.law.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/jlc


http://www.worldscientific.com/worldscinet/jaa


http://annales-geophysicae.net/


http://www.terrapub.co.jp/journals/EPS/


http://www.earth-planets-space.com/


http://www.springeropen.com/



http://www.bioline.org.br/



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


http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/findetd.html


https://ethos.bl.uk – Need to register


http://arxiv.org/


http://library.ifla.org


http://www.ssrn.com/en/


http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm



http://oer.avu.org/



http://www.oerafrica.org


http://opencontent.org/googleocw/


http://ocw.jhsph.edu/