Uganda National Bibliography

Title National Bibliography of Uganda
Web site address www.nlu.go.ug
Start date 2004 (Originally Makerere University Library produced the Uganda National Bibliography from 1964 up to 1989)
Period covered 2004 to date
Current size 5,600 records
Media covered Printed books, audio-visual, video
General selection criteria All documents published in Uganda or about Ugnda or written by Ugandans
Selection criteria for digital resources No digital resources listed
Exclusions policies applied Ephemera
Primary organisation responsible for national bibliographic control National Library of Uganda but there exists two other legal deposit centres namely Uganda Management Institute Library and Makerere University Library.
Web site address of national bibliographic agency www.nlu.go.ug
Co-operative structures or  relationships supporting the production of the national bibliography Collaboration with Uganda Management Institute Library and Makerere University Library to include records of items they receive under the legal deposit laws.
Single integrated or multiple categorised bibliographies Single integrated
Sources of bibliographic metadata used to produce national bibliography Created in house except for records received from the other two institutions.
Relationship to national legal deposit legislation or voluntary deposit arrangements Most items recorded are received under the national legal deposit law. Also includes grey literature
Relationship to national Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) programme No CIP programme exists yet
Media & format options MARC Exchange files
Access options to national bibliographic metadata Web catalogue
Metadata enhancements offered via online services Not offered
Web 2.0 services offered Not offered
Frequency of service updates Annual
Target audiences for services Academic/public libraries and members of the book trade
Uses made of  services offered Acquisitions and derived cataloguing
Pricing policy for national bibliographic services Cost recovery both locally and abroad
Availability of metadata for re-use Released into the public domain without restriction
Metadata formats MARC21
Cataloguing code AACR2
Levels of description offered ISBD, AACR level 2
Subject standards DDC
Name authority standards NACO
Is NBA affiliated to IFLA SC? No
Date information submitted 7th October 2010
Information supplied by Gertrude Kayaga Mulindwa

 

Bibliography, national bibliographies

Last update: 5 October 2012