Social Cataloguing Sites: An Analysis through Webometric Approach

Arindam, Sarkar and Dr. Udayan, Bhattacharya Social Cataloguing Sites: An Analysis through Webometric Approach. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), 2021, n. 6309, pp. 1-13. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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The study compares and evaluates the social cataloguing sites via content analysis from various parameters and also through SEO analyzer. The nine social cataloguing sites have been considered for this webometric analysis. Collected data were analyzed according to forty criteria under nine main aspects. It was found that LibraryThing, Goodreads, aNobii, etc. are good examples of social cataloguing sites.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Social cataloguing sites, Content analysis, SEO analyzer, Webometric
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > IB. Content analysis (A and I, class.)
Depositing user: Arindam Sarkar
Date deposited: 27 Nov 2021 07:32
Last modified: 27 Nov 2021 07:32


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