Mapping the UK webspace: fifteen years of british universities on the web

@inproceedings{Hale2014MappingTU,
  title={Mapping the UK webspace: fifteen years of british universities on the web},
  author={Scott A. Hale and Taha Yasseri and Josh Cowls and Eric T. Meyer and Ralph Schroeder and Helen Z. Margetts},
  booktitle={WebSci '14},
  year={2014}
}
This paper maps the national UK web presence on the basis of an analysis of the .uk domain from 1996 to 2010. It reviews previous attempts to use web archives to understand national web domains and describes the dataset. Next, it presents an analysis of the .uk domain, including the overall number of links in the archive and changes in the link density of different second-level domains over time. We then explore changes over time within a particular second-level domain, the academic subdomain… 

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