The electronic repository of scientific publications of Sumy State University ranked first in Ukraine among similar electronic resources based on the results of the updated Webometrics Ranking Web of Repostories in July, 2017.
SSU holds the 8th position in the ranking of scientific repositories of Central and Eastern European countries. In the overall world ranking SSU repository holds the 319th position out of more than 2,000 global repositories and repositories of educational institutions.
The rating evaluates the number of full-text scientific papers available in the repository in public access, citing the repository in both professional and social social networks as well as in the Internet as a whole.
According to the editor-in-chief of the rating, Dr Isidro Aghio, the repository of scientific publications is a treasury of knowledge that the university generates. The openness and accessibility of this knowledge is a sign of a modern university.