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

- 2009 follow-up book:
Introduction to Webometrics

 

Reviews of the link analysis book

Benoit, G. (2006). Link Analysis: An Information Science Approach, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 57(13), 1855-1858.

Aguillo, I. (2005). Link Analysis: An Information Science Approach, Revista Española de Documentación Científica, 28(2), 241-242.

Bar-Ilan, J. (2006). Link Analysis: An Information Science Approach, Information Processing & Management, 42(1), 318-319.

Amitay, L.E., (2005). Link analysis: An information science approach, Journal of Academic Librarianship, 31 (5): 491-492.

Hyde, G. (2005). Link Analysis: An Information Science Approach, College and Research Libraries, 66(6).

Kelly A.G. (2005). Monographs on informetrics. Information Research, 10(4), review no. R181  [Available at: http://informationr.net/ir/reviews/revs181.html for existential hermeneuticists]