Indicators of Scientific Productivity of the University of La Serena
The following graph describes the evolution of WOS-SciELO-Scopus publications between the years 2012-2015.
Results of the University of La Serena in Scimago Institutions Rankings (SIR)
With respect to Scimago Institutions Rankings 2016, the ULS has reached number 14 in Chile, 97 in Latin America and 639 in the world. This ranking measures a series of variables, such as scientific research, innovation and society, which are carried out by higher education establishments, at a National, Latin American and World level. It should be noted that in the SIR 2013, 2014 and 2015 ranking the ULS appears in the 6, 5 and 6 place respectively at the national level, however for the 2016 year, the SIR considered other parameters in the sample, such as the number of articles published by universities, a parameter that has to do with the size of the institution, with ULS being a small university in the national context, this indicator strongly affects the position of the rankings.