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Information Competency and Management Training

The Directorate of Research and Graduate Training in collaboration with the Makerere University Library, announces the PhD Crosscutting Training Course: .

Dates: Monday 18th to 29th June 2018

Venue: Multipurpose Computer Lab, Main Library (New Extension 2nd Floor), Makerere University.

Course Content: The content will include:

  • Introduction to the research process, including elements of the research proposal
  • Introduction to bibliographic searches for literature review
  • Sources of information
  • Searching Makerere University Library in-house databases (MakULA, MakIR and AIM)
  • Searching specific databases (E-Library, Sage, OUP, EBSCO, Jstor, HINARI, OARE, AGORA, TEEAL, ARDI, Cochrane, Emerald, Wiley, etc.)
  • Document Delivery Services (DDS)
  • Management of multiple electronic files
  • Professional citing and quotation
  • Reference management using Endnote and Mendely
  • Scholarly writing and communications skills
  • Presentation of research work.

Target audience/Eligibility: PhD students. Max.No: 50 on the basis of first come-first serve.

Interested PhD students should apply to the University Librarian at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., copied to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. not later than Monday, 11th June, 2018. Nb: THE SELECTED APPLICANTS SHALL BE INFORMED BY 13th JUNE 2018.