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A webography (from web and the suffix -graphy, from Ancient Greek verb γράφω gráphō, "to write") is a list of websites that pertain to a given topic. A webography is much like a bibliography, but is limited to a collection of online resources rather than books and academic journals. Research has been conducted comparing them to traditional bibliographies.[1][2] In the early days of the internet, web link lists were important because search engines weren't as well-developed, and bookmarking links was essential in order to find a particular website again.[3]

Representative examples

See also


  1. ^ What is the title of a Web page? A study of Webography practice. by Timothy C. Craven Information Research, Vol. 7 No. 3, April 2002
  2. ^ Almind, T.C. & Ingwersen, P. (1997) "Informetric analyses on the World Wide Web: methodological approaches to 'Webmetrics'." Journal of Documentation 53 (4), 404-426.
  3. ^ Gilmour, Ron (1 July 2010). "Old wine in new skins Thoughts on academic library Web guides". Coll. res. libr. news. 71 (7): 350–373 – via