Webometric study of the Fisheries Institutions Websites of Indian council of Agricultural Research

Abstract

Author(s): Arun Ruhela, Mohit Kumar, Surjeet Kumar

The present study examines Web Impact Factor (i.e. Simple Web Impact Factor), Internal Link Web Impact Factor and External Link Web Impact Factor of eight fisheries institutions of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and ranks the websites as per the WIF. To conduct the study eight (8) institutions of ICAR in fisheries were selected. The study used Open Site Explorer optimization tool and search engine for webometric analysis. The data were collected during 28 August to 08 September, 2017. The study revealed that, Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI) leads with highest Domain Authority 73(21.53%) and Page Authority 55(14.44%), the Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) 7,712 (90.04%) got the highest Internal Equity-Passing Links and Total Equity Passing Link with 8,103 (48.60%), Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA) 4,252(52.45%) has the highest External Equity-Passing Links. The Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) has the highest Total Internal Links and Total Links, Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA) has the highest Total External Links. The Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA) obtained the highest WIF, followed by Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research (DCFR).

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