HYPERLINK ANALYSIS AND WEB IMPACT FACTOR OF WEBSITES OF OBSERVATORY LIBRARIES

Abstract

Author(s): R. PRABAKARAN

This study explores the webometric approach to library websites belongs to the observatory at national and international level. The paper aims to investigate the observatory libraries’ websites and their hyperlink analysis, web impact and ranking. The research methods of survey, investigative and descriptive are followed in the present study. The webometric research analysis has been conducted on 41 observatory libraries’ websites in the study. The analysis of the results reveals that overall the External Links are higher followed by In Links for the observatory libraries’ websites. The Webometric analysis may have a positive impact on the library website and its content. Webometric analysis helps to improve the performance of the website.

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