Entries by Baerbel Eckelmann

Worldwide sources of data on higher education

by Baerbel Eckelmann The QS World University Rankings utilises four key themes as basis for comparison: Research Quality, Graduate Employability, International Outlook and Teaching Quality. That means 50% qualitative and 50% quantitative measures. As for the latter, we invite universities to submit their data directly into our online database and once received it is going […]

QS World University Rankings process in brief

by Baerbel Eckelmann Another QS World University Rankings cycle is coming to its conclusion soon and many of you are certainly in immense anticipation of its publication. Once released the main focus is on ‘one’ figure: the overall rank. But, behind this one figure lies a very complex process and following article is a brief […]

Who or what is Scopus?

Scopus is the Elsevier database of bibliometric data. Or in other words, it is a product operated by Elsevier and is known as largest abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources. For more information about Scopus, click here.