CoNAS Library Services

The College of Natural Sciences Library consists of three libraries that is

  • College of Natural Science Library (CoNAS) located at the extension of the Mathematics Building and accomodates books received through donations and dissertations.
  • School of Physical Sciences Book Bank Library located in the Chemistry department accommodates books of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Geology and Petroleum Studies books bought by the University under the book bank vote.
  • School of BioSciences Book Bank Library located in the Botany department accommodates Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry and Sports Science books bought by the University under the book bank vote.

Library Staff

  • The library personnel structure in College of Natural Sciences is managed by; Lydia Namugera College Librarian/ CONAS library, lnamugera@mulib.mak.ac.ug
  • Harriet Najjemba       Library Assistant CoNAS/ School of Physical Sciences Book Bank Library
  • Namidadde Zaamu     Library Assistant CoNAS/ Biological Science Book Bank Library
  • Kemigisha Brendah M.             Library Assistant CoNAS

Opening Hours

Monday –Friday

8:30 a.m – 5:00 p.m

Library catalogs

Makerere University Library Catalog (use this integrated library catalog to find items in Makerere University main library as well as all the college libraries). www.makula.mak.ac.ug:8080

University Library Catalog (Use this catalog to find items in the School of Physical and Bioscience book bank libraries)

http://libis.mak.ac.ug:8000/cgi-bin/gw_48_1_13/chameleon?skin=trial

Conas Catalog (Use this catalog to find items in the College of Natural Science library) follow this link

http://www.librarything.com/catalog/CONASLIBRARY

 Online Resources

Makerere University subscribes to a number of online journals which are useful to teaching, learning and research follow this link:

http://mulib.mak.ac.ug/col-link/e-resources.html

A federated search of all databases can be done by following this link

http://libhub.sempertool.dk/

In case a required article is not available please do not hesitate to fill this form such that you can get document delivery services

Uganda Scholarly Digital Library (USDL)

Choose a community to browse its collections. http://dspace.mak.ac.ug

     

 

Library user’s particulars To be filled by the person ordering the article

1.

Surname

 

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Forename(s)

 

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Title (Prof., Dr. Mr, Ms, Rev)

 

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Position ( Lecturer, Sen. Lecturer, Researchers, etc)

 

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College

 

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School

 

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Department

 

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Institution

 

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Status (Student or Staff)

 

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E-mail address

 

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Fax

 

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Telephone contact

 

 

 

Article details To be filled by the person ordering the article

13.

Author

 

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Article Title or Chapter Title

 

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Journal or Book Title

 

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Publisher

 

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Year of Publication

 

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Volume Number

 

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Issue Number

 

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Pages

 

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If book, indicate edition

 

 

 

 

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Database you searched

 

 

 

 

 

For official use To be filled by Makerere Library staff

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Date Order is made

 

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Date Order is sent

 

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Date Article is received

 

 

Date user is informed

 

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Date user receives article

 

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User’s comments

 

 

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Order No

 

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Month

 

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Year

 

 Borrowing

The library lends books and other documents from its collection for study and research purposes

 Lending regulations

  • The purpose of the University Library is to lend literature and other material and to give access to information in electronic form for study and research purposes.
  • Library’s services require a student identity card. The card can be used at all the three libraries. Borrowers should register with CONAS library and must make sure that information about address, incl. e-mail address, tel. number, etc., are correct.
  • Books may normally be borrowed for a period of two weeks. The loan period must be observed. The loan period can be reduced for books on reservation lists. Special rules apply for textbooks. Loan restrictions are imposed on certain kinds of material. Overdue books with reservations must be returned immediately. Other loans may usually be renewed. Loans must be returned during periods of extended absence. Lending library material to a third party is not allowed.
  • If overdue literature is not returned after two overdue notices, borrowers will, be bound to pay a fine.
  • Borrowers are responsible for lost or damaged material. Marking text or writing in library material is considered damage.