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Mapping the use of Online Health Information Sources using Webometrics


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A number of health information sources exist on the web and the number is growing. Some studies have tried to comment on the outreach of the websites by calculating the impact factor of the websites. Some studies have also assessed the quality of the information being disseminated. In this study, popular health related information sources have been assessed by using different kinds of data.

Keywords

Medical Information, Online Health Information, Pearson’s Correlation Coefficient, Webometric Analysis.
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Shiv Shakti Ghosh
Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University, Kolkata - 700032, West Bengal
India

Arijit Das
Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University, Kolkata - 700032, West Bengal
India


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Authors

Shiv Shakti Ghosh
Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University, Kolkata - 700032, West Bengal, India
Arijit Das
Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University, Kolkata - 700032, West Bengal, India

Abstract


A number of health information sources exist on the web and the number is growing. Some studies have tried to comment on the outreach of the websites by calculating the impact factor of the websites. Some studies have also assessed the quality of the information being disseminated. In this study, popular health related information sources have been assessed by using different kinds of data.

Keywords


Medical Information, Online Health Information, Pearson’s Correlation Coefficient, Webometric Analysis.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.17821/srels%2F2019%2Fv56i5%2F141469