Webometrics – Ranking Web of Repositories. To count and not to count | Longva | ScieCom Info
Use the link to access the full text article published in Sciecominfo opening as follows: "We, who work with repositories holding scientific documents, are keen to see how our repositories develop compared to other, comparable repositories. It is therefore with great interest we examine the ranking of such repositories, whenever a new such ranking is presented. Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) in Spain, calculate their ranking of the world scientific repositories based on four weighted criteria:  The size, in terms of number of documents in the repositories  Visibility, measured by the numbers of links in to the repository’s documents  The number of 'rich files', meaning files in
formats like pdf and word, to indicate that the repository holds more than metadata  The degree of scholarly content, measured by documents identified by Google Scholar ... We would like to express our gratitude to the Cybermetrics Lab for doing this. The rankings are very interesting to read, and we think the four mentioned criteria make sense ... "