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Webometrics Analysis Of Iranian Universities About Medical Sciences' Websites Between September 2016 And March 2017

Meisam Dastani (), Somayeh Panahi and Masoumeh Sattari
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Meisam Dastani: PhD student in Knowledge and Information Science, Payame noor university, Tehran, Iran.
Somayeh Panahi: MA in Knowledge and Information Science, University of Qom, Qom, Iran.
Masoumeh Sattari: M.Sc. Medical Library and Information Science, Librarian Research Center of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

Acta Informatica Malaysia (AIM), 2019, vol. 3, issue 1, 7-12

Abstract: This study aimed to analyze the websites’ ranks on Iranian Medical Sciences Universities in the period of 11 September 2016 to 1March 2017. It was performed on Webometrics method which contains 41 Websites of Iranian Medical Sciences Universities. For instance, Moz, Google, Google Scholar and so on. University of Shiraz’s website topped the table. Tehran, Shahid Beheshti and Bandar Abbas Universities’ websites followed Shiraz in order. Meanwhile, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, North Khorasan, Bushehr and Urmia experienced the highest increase on Home contents, scientific resources, input links and rich files. First-rank universities, as well as universities with the highest growth, all owns what a good website should have the basic contents and beyond. In one word, the results of this study showed that except a limited number of universities possess high-quality website, others have weak effect.

Keywords: Webometrics; Visibility; Medical Universities; Iran. Journal: Acta Informatica Malaysia (AIM) (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.26480/aim.01.2019.07.12

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