The library makes a difference


The Times (of London) has released its Good University Guide 2007. It has university rankings on its web page. As usual, Oxford and Cambridge tussle for top spot. Why, somebody asks, is Oxford in top place when Cambridge seems to do better in most of the assessment categories. The response:

On most measures, there is little difference in the scores of Oxford and Cambridge, so Oxford’s big lead in library and computing spending is crucial. [Good University Guide Q&A – Education – Times Online]

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