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World’s Publications Repositories Ranked, JYX Climbs to Number 65

JYX, the digital publications repository of the University of Jyväskylä, has been ranked 65th in The Ranking Web of World Repositories Webometrics analysis based on the web presence and visibility of scientific publications. In 2014, JYX was placed at 78.

Of Finnish repositories, only Helda, the repository of the University of Helsinki, was ranked higher at number 34. Included in the top 100 repositories for web visibility is also TamPub, the repository of the University of Tampere, taking the number 100 spot.

Webometrics analyzes open access scientific publications repositories annually and encourages universities to improve the web presence of their scientific research. The objectives in the analysis include the number of publications, type of publications, and openness as well as altmetrics, in other words, the publicity received by the publications in social media and other networks such as Mendeley, ResearchGate and Slideshare.

http://repositories.webometrics.info/en/world

For more information, contact Irene Ylönen

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