382 Highly Cited Researchers (h>100) according to Google Scholar Citations

          This is the first edition (with data collected during the third week of October 2014) of a BETA list of the public profiles of the most highly cited researchers (h-index larger than 100) according to their declared presence in the Google Scholar Citations database.

          The list, that  includes both living and deceased authors, is ranked first by h-index in decreasing order and when ties appear, then by the total number of citations as a secondary criteria.

Unethical and Illegal

          The Webometrics Rank of a university is strongly linked to the volume and quality of the contents it publishes on the Web. Such contents should be originated by the faculty and other members of the university or by special agreement with external authors. It is not fair to use external contents for improving the rank of the university.

          The following two procedures lead to the exclusion of the Ranking:

Textos actualizados solo en INGLES

Debido a la gran carga de trabajo que nos supone, los textos del Ranking solo se actualizan en inglés. Gracias por su comprensión y apoyo.

Countries arranged by Number of Universities in Top Ranks

        Most of the papers analysing ranking results only use the data from the top 500 universities, a sample that is clearly not very representative for most of the countries. For example, although there are countries where the whole set of their universities are in the upper category, others as important as the USA, that has a lot of universities in the elite, also shows over 2000 of its HEIs beyond the 5000th mark.

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Justificación y motivos

        Los cambios metodológicos en nuestro ranking tienen como objetivo influir de forma relevante en ciertas políticas académicas con el fin de mejorar aspectos específicos del desempeño de las universidades que son importantes para nuestra agenda. Los hitos principales son: