L. Björneborn, and P. Ingwersen. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology55 (14):
In this article, we define webometrics within the framework of informetric studies and bibliometrics, as belonging to library and information science, and as associated with cybermetrics as a generic subfield. We develop a consistent and detailed link typology and terminology and make explicit the distinction among different Web node levels when using the proposed conceptual framework. As a consequence, we propose a novel diagram notation to fully appreciate and investigate link structures between Web nodes in webometric analyses. We warn against taking the analogy between citation analyses and link analyses too far.
Toward a basic framework for webometrics - Björneborn - 2004 - Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology - Wiley Online Library