Mike Thelwall

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Mike Thelwall is Professor of Information Science and leader of the Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group at the University of Wolverhampton, U.K. He is also visiting fellow of the Amsterdam Virtual Knowledge Studio, a Docent at Åbo Akademi University Department of Information Studies, and a research associate at the Oxford Internet Institute. He has developed tools for downloading and analysing web sites, blogs and social networking sites, including the research web crawler SocSciBot and software for statistical and topological analyses of site structures (through links) and site content (through text). His publications include over a hundred refereed journal articles, and the book Link Analysis: An Information Science Approach, and he sits on nine editorial boards.

Publications

Thelwall, Mike, Paul Wouters, and Jenny Fry. 2008. "Information-Centered Research for Large-Scale Analyses of New Information Sources." Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 59 (9): 1523-1527.