Status of State Health Sciences Universities of India in the Era of ICT: A Webometric AnalysisAuthor : Sapna Rani and Payare Lal
Volume 8 No.3 October-December 2018 pp 10-14
‘Web technology’ and its applications are matters of great concern in this highly innovative environment and shaping this world in such a way where every new possibility is having a chance of new creativity and innovation. The main objective of this paper is to present the findings of a webometric analysis of websites of state health sciences universities of India. This study was conducted in September 2018 using Alexa Traffic Rank, Google Page Rank and Google search engine for rich files of respective websites of 18 state health sciences universities of India. The results of the study indicated that as per the Alexa Traffic Ranking, Dr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences and Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences universities of Andhra Pradesh State were on the top. Ayush and Health Sciences University of Chhattisgarh State leads the list of universities in Google Page ranking system. The Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences of Telengana State was placed on 1st rank for rich files. The present study would provide information to eliminate the barriers to improve websites of state health sciences universities in India to make these websites more effective to fulfill the needs of users.
Webometric, University Ranking, Health Sciences Universities, Alexa Ranking, Google Page Rank, Rich Files, Websites, India
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