EconStor climbs to number 29 in new Webometrics repository rankingPosted: August 26th, 2013 | Author: Olaf Siegert | Filed under: Newspost | Tags: EconStor, rankings, Repositories | Comments Off on EconStor climbs to number 29 in new Webometrics repository ranking
New edition of webometrics ranking compares over 1700 repositories worldwide according to several categories.
The “Ranking Web of Repositories” is a service provided by the Spanish Reseseach Organization CSIC. Besides comparing repositories it also ranks Universities, Business Schools and Hospitals. The repository ranking is published every 6 months, now in it’s 13th edition.
Compared to earlier rankings EconStor has climbed several places and now ranks at number 29 worldwide, climbing almost 50 places (from number 77) within one year! And in the European Repository ranking EconStor now stands at number 11.
The TOP5 positions of the ranking are also held by subject based repositories or databases (ArXiv, RePEc, PubMed Central, Citeseer and SSRN).