Webometric Analysis of Selected Universities Websites in Karnataka: An Evaluative Study Using Alexa Internet

Authors

  • S. Muthuraja Librarian (Sr. Scale), Government First Grade College, Bukkapatna, Karnataka, India
  • H. Lakshmisha Librarian (Sr. Scale), Government First Grade College, Manki Honnavara, Karnataka, India
  • H. Nagaraja Librarian (Sr. Scale), Government Women’s First Grade College, Pavagada, Karnataka, India
  • M. P. Arunkumar Librarian (Sr. Scale), Government First Grade College, K R Pete, Karnataka, India

Keywords:

Webometrics, University Website, Alexa Internet, Traffic Rank

Abstract

The present study provides an overall picture of selected University websites in Karnataka and its status in terms of their performances on the web based on the eight indexes of Alexa internet evaluation tool. University of Mysore and Bangalore University stands top in traffic rank in India with 6,745, and 7,063 respectively. Others have weak performance and have high traffic ranks. Global traffic rank same two Universities traffic rank is less than 10,000, which projects their good performance in this attribute while compared to others. The downloading speed and bounce rate of most of the university are not satisfactory. Only few universities downloading speed is high. Kuvempu University shows the (21.20%) lowest rate of bounce percentage. The results of this study may helpful for web site managers.

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Published

19-05-2021

How to Cite

Muthuraja, S., Lakshmisha, H., Nagaraja, H., & Arunkumar, M. P. (2021). Webometric Analysis of Selected Universities Websites in Karnataka: An Evaluative Study Using Alexa Internet. Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services, 11(1), 22–27. Retrieved from https://ojs.trp.org.in/index.php/ijiss/article/view/2810