Link analysis home page
Part I: Theory
1. Introduction
2. Crawlers and search engines
3. Theoretical perspectives
4. Sampling & correlations
Part II: Web structure
5. Link structures in the web graph
6. Content structure of the web
Part III: Academic links
7. Universities – link types
8. Universities - link models
9. Universities - international
10. Departments and disciplines
11. Journals and articles
Part IV: Applications
12. Site design & search engines
13. Health check for universities
14. Personal home pages
15. Academic network analysis
16. Business web sites
Part V: Tools and techniques
17. Search engines & Archive
18. Personal crawlers
19. Data cleansing
20. Cybermetrics database
21. Embedded link analysis
22. Social network analysis
23. Network visualisation
24. Academic web indicators
Part VI: Summary
25. Summary & future directions
26. Glossary
Online Appendix
Ethical issues for crawlers

Reviews of this book

- follow-up book (2009):
Introduction to Webometrics


Part V: Tools and Techniques

23. Network Visualization Tools

Network visualisation programs (offline)

Network visualization tools (online)

A site containing many web network visulaization tools is For example, you can just click on a button to use a free Java program to graph the connectivity surrounding a web site that you type in! (It is a good idea to save your work before using the button as an older version of this has crashed one of my computers repeatedly.) TouchGraph is Open Source, so programmers can view and edit the program itself.

Online web visualizations

For more network visualization tools and related software see ICTLogy