TITLE

How to Improve Webometric Ranks of Iranian Medical Universities

AUTHOR(S)
Aminpour, Farzaneh
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Isfahan Medical School;4/18/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 127, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Background: The websites of universities by introducing the missions, faculties, departments, courses, educational levels, research and educational facilities, faculty members, students and alumni to the World Wide Web are of great importance. Nowadays webometric ranking of universities is as important as the academic ranking of universities. Webometric ranking of universities reflects the overall web performance of the universities. Analyzing the researches on Iranian academic websites shows many deficiencies in the websites of the Iranian medical universities. These problems are the main causes of low webometric ranks of Iranian medical universities in the "Ranking Web of World Universities". The current study reviews the previous studies on the academic websites of Iran and other countries and suggests several ideas for improving the websites of Iranian medical universities focusing on the structure and content according to the webometric indicators of "Ranking Web of World Universities". The suggested ideas would improve Iranian medical universities ranks in the international level and also affect the major national policies of information management.
ACCESSION #
77916154

 

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