Content Analysis of Asian National Library Websites

Pal, Ashok and Sarkar, Arindam and Kar, Sanjoy . Content Analysis of Asian National Library Websites., 2020 In: UNSPECIFIED, (ed.) Application of Webometrics on Modern Information Research. Ess Ess Publications, New Delhi, pp. 76-103. [Book chapter]

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Libraries are slowly shifting their role from being custodians of collection-based traditional information resources to being providers of access-based digital information resources. National library being the apex body of a country’s library system really holds a vital part in the whole gamut of knowledge sharing. Library websites play an important role for this purpose. The basic purpose of this study is to analyze the contents of national library websites of Asian countries (45). An evaluation method was carried out for this study to know the how far the websites of national libraries of Asian countries had satisfied the selected parameters as instructed in the respective guidelines. According to findings, 9% of selected national library websites regardless of their characteristics had fallen in the grade of “A++”, 44% had fallen in “A” and remaining 47% had been considered in the grade of “B”.

Item type: Book chapter
Keywords: National Library, Library Websites, Webometric analysis, Web impact factor, Link analysis, SEO, Searchengine optimization,
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AA. Library and information science as a field.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BJ. Communication
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HQ. Web pages.
I. Information treatment for information services > IG. Information presentation: hypertext, hypermedia.
L. Information technology and library technology > LC. Internet, including WWW.
L. Information technology and library technology > LS. Search engines.
Depositing user: Mr. sanjoy kar
Date deposited: 27 Mar 2020 14:40
Last modified: 27 Mar 2020 14:40


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