by Francisco J. Cantu-Ortiz
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1498785425 | 289 Pages | PDF | 14 MB
The objective of this book is to assist students, professors, university managers, government, industry, and stakeholders in general, understand which are the main Bibliometric databases, what are the key research indicators, and who are the main players in university rankings and the methodologies and approaches that they employ in producing ranking tables.
The book is divided into two sections. The first looks at Scientometric databases, including Scopus and Google Scholar as well as institutional repositories. The second section examines the application of Scientometrics to world-class universities and the role that Scientometrics can play in competition among them. It looks at university rankings and the methodologies used to create these rankings. Individual chapters examine specific rankings that include:
- QS World University
- Scimago Institutions
- U.S. News & World Report
The book concludes with a discussion of university performance in the age of research analytics.