WEBOMETRICS ANALYSIS OF IRANIAN UNIVERSITIES ABOUT MEDICAL SCIENCES’ WEBSITES BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 2016 AND MARCH 2017
Journal: Acta Informatica Malaysia (AIM)
Author: Meisam Dastani, Somayeh Panahi, Masoumeh Sattari
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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.