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Webometrics, what’s there important for our profession?

Author(s): Boštjan Mur | Primož Južnič

Journal: Knjižnica : Revija za Področje Bibliotekarstva in Informacijske Znanosti
ISSN 0023-2424

Volume: 50;
Issue: 1-2;
Start page: 123;
Date: 2006;
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Keywords: webometrics | bibliometrics | World Wide Web

Webometrics, the quantitative research and study of Web phenomena, is a field encompassing contributions from library and information science and other sciences. Its methodology and also some theoretical basis draws especially from bibliometrics. This review article presents new contributions in this field and alerts librarians and other information experts to the possibilities webometric approaches have for the evaluation purposes of scientific publishing and also different library services.
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