Webometrics : Objective

The "Webometrics Ranking of World Universities" is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain.

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Webometrics : USM World Rangking (2008 - 2022)

Webometrics : Malaysia Region (2012-2022)

JULY 2022

  • PRESENCE (-%) - DISCONTINUED

  • VISIBILITY (50%) - Number of external networks (subnets) linking to the institution's webpages (normalized and then the maximum value is chosen)
    Majestic SEO  
    Ahrefs

  • TRANSPARENCY (or OPENNESS) (10%) - Number of citations from Top 210 authors (excl. top 20 outliers) See Transparent Ranking for additional info
    Google Scholar

  • EXCELLENCE (or SCHOLAR) (40%) - Number of papers amongst the top 10% most cited in each one of the 27 disciplines of the full database. Data for the five year period (2017-2021) 
    Scimago

Previous

Jan' 2022:

  • PRESENCE (-%) - DISCONTINUED

  • VISIBILITY (50%) - Number of external networks (subnets) linking to the institution's webpages (normalized and then the maximum value is chosen) (Majestic SEO and Ahrefs)

  • TRANSPARENCY (or OPENNESS) (10%) - Number of citations from Top 210 authors (excl. top 20 outliers) See Transparent Ranking for additional info (Google Scholar)

  • EXCELLENCE (or SCHOLAR) (40%) - Number of papers amongst the top 10% most cited in each one of the 27 disciplines of the full database. Data for the five year period (2016-2020) Scimago

July' 2021:

  • PRESENCE (-%) - DISCONTINUED

  • VISIBILITY (50%) - Number of external networks (subnets) linking to the institution's webpages (normalized and then the maximum value is chosen) (Majestic SEO and Ahrefs)

  • TRANSPARENCY (or OPENNESS) (10%) - Number of citations from Top 210 authors (excl. top 20 outliers) See Transparent Ranking for additional info (Google Scholar)

  • EXCELLENCE (or SCHOLAR) (40%) - Number of papers amongst the top 10% most cited in each one of the 27 disciplines of the full database. Data for the five year period (2015-2019) Scimago

Jan' 2021:

  • PRESENCE (-%) - DISCONTINUED

  • VISIBILITY (50%) - Number of external networks (subnets) linking to the institution's webpages (normalized and then the maximum value is chosen) (Majestic SEO and Ahrefs)

  • TRANSPARENCY (or OPENNESS) (10%) - Number of citations from Top 210 authors (excl. top 20 outliers) See Transparent Ranking for additional info (Google Scholar)

  • EXCELLENCE (or SCHOLAR) (40%) - Number of papers amongst the top 10% most cited in each one of the 27 disciplines of the full database. Data for the five year period (2015-2019) Scimago

Visibility USM vs UM 2022 (50%)

Universiti Malaya

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Source : Majestic SEO  

Webometrics TRANSPARENCY (or OPENNESS) Ranking:  Google Scholar Citations (10%)

Webometrics EXCELLENCE (or SCHOLAR) Ranking:  Scimago Institutions Ranking (40%)

Pusat Pengetahuan, Komunikasi dan Teknologi (PPKT)

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