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Web Presence of Selected Iconic Public Libraries’ of India: A Webometric Analysis

Krishna Brahma, Manoj Kumar Verma

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The present study examines the websites of Selected Iconic Public Libraries’ in India. There are 11 Iconic public libraries in India, out of which 9 libraries are having their websites. The study analyses the total number of webpages, domain authority, equity-links, internal, external links and web impact factor and to rank it. The study explored that the National Library of India tops with highest Page Authority (21%), Total Linking Root domains (68%), highest External Equity- Passing Links (97%), Total Equity- Passing Links (88%), Total External Links (97%), Total Links (87%), Followed Linking Root Domains (68%) and with highest Linking C Blocks (68%). Thus, it can be interpreted that the overall WIF of National Library of India is at top most position with 92.90 SWIF & EWIF, on the other hand, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library stands at second place with with15.82 SWIF and 15.35 IWIF among 9 selected Iconic Public libraries’ of India.


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