Web Presence and Impact Analysis of Achebe's Literary Books

Shaib, Ismail Omade, Shittima, Sunusi


Generally the web has been seen by the users as rich source with great potential to provide information about the wider impact of academic research, beyond traditional scholarly impact but report capability and network link strength have not been explored in the area of literary discipline. Literary books written by Achebe Chinua in the last decades were systematically sourced from AltaVista search engine data archive using Webometrics Analyst Software to report the web impact. Precision level search after spam filtering of Web pages accounts for match of 67%. Google time series analysis helped to determine the pattern of presence of Achebe literary books and web quest with the Pearson moment correlation technique to establish relationship. Evaluation of social network facilities and geographical/regional awareness of Achebe literary is used to establish the discussion and level of mentioning strength of Achebe and the literary book.  The study concludes that Achebe literary book has seen much of web presence and impact with high significant relationship between Achebe quest and the literary world.

Key words: Time Series, Trends, Literary, Achebe, Social Network, Correlation, hits

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