publication . Article . 2010

A Webometric Analysis of ISI Medical Journals Using Yahoo, AltaVista, and All the Web Search Engines

Zohreh Zahedi; Mansooreh Serati Shirazi; Leila Dehghani;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Dec 2010 Journal: Iranian Journal of Information Processing & Management, volume 26, issue 1, pages 89-108 (issn: 2251-8223, eissn: 2251-8231, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Iranian Research Institute for Information and Technology
Abstract
The World Wide Web is an important information source for scholarly communications. Examining the inlinks via webometrics studies has attracted particular interests among information researchers. In this study, the number of inlinks to 69 ISI medical journals retrieved by Yahoo, AltaVista, and All The web Search Engines were examined via a comparative and Webometrics study. For data analysis, SPSS software was employed. Findings revealed that British Medical Journal website attracted the most links of all in the three search engines. There is a significant correlation between the number of External links and the ISI impact factor. The most significant correlatio...
Subjects
free text keywords: Webometrics, Medical Sciences journals, ISI Database, Search Engines, Yahoo, AltaVista, All the Web, lcsh:Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, lcsh:Z
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