Calculating web indicators for individual files or sets of files

To calculate indicators for web data (e.g. Wikipedia citations), select Calculate MNLCS, gMNCS and NPC for a set of web searches (one or more files, each processed separately) from the Reports menu. From the dialog box that appears next, select the folder containing the Bing API search results files and click OK.  When the report is ready, click No to avoid creating a second report.

The results should be very similar to the structured citation analysis report and Mendeley indicator reports but with many more rows per file. The reason why there are more rows per file is that results are reported counted by unique URL, domain, website STLD (Top Level Domain, such as .com, .ac.uk) and TLD (Top Level Domain, such as .com, uk). Normally, only the URL counting (i.e., counting all URLs matching each query) or domain counting (i.e., counting the number of web domains matching each query) should be used. For Wikipedia, it is best to use URL counting but for other searches it is safer to use domain counting because this eliminates the possibility that the results include duplicate pages or duplicate content within the same website. The (huge) top part, for individual files, is repeated below, with the relevant lines highlighted in bold – the remainder can safely be completely ignored.

File: Biochemistry Molecular Biology Alcohol 2012
Queries   : 498
Arithmetic  mean (unique URLs)   : 0.026104
Arithmetic mean (unique domains)   : 0.024096
Arithmetic mean (unique sites)   : 0.020080
 Arithmetic mean (unique STLDs)   : 0.020080
Arithmetic mean (unique TLDs)   : 0.020080
Geometric  mean (95%CI) of unique URLs   : 0.016255  (0.005730, 0.026891)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique domains   : 0.015668 (0.005704, 0.025732)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique sites   : 0.014016 (0.005297, 0.022810)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique STLDs   : 0.014016 (0.005297, 0.022810)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique TLDs   : 0.014016 (0.005297, 0.022810)
Mean  (95%CI) of log (1+unique URLs)   :  0.016125 (0.005714, 0.026536)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique domains)   : 0.015547 (0.005687, 0.025407)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique sites)   : 0.013919 (0.005283, 0.022554)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique STLDs)   : 0.013919 (0.005283, 0.022554)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique TLDs)   : 0.013919 (0.005283, 0.022554)
Proportion  non-zero (95%CI)           : 0.020080  (0.010943, 0.036565)

File: Spain_wiki. In set: Biochemistry Molecular Biology Alcohol 2012
Queries   : 193
Arithmetic  mean (unique URLs)   : 0.020725
Arithmetic mean (unique domains)   : 0.020725
Arithmetic mean (unique sites)   : 0.020725
Arithmetic mean (unique STLDs)   : 0.020725
Arithmetic mean (unique TLDs)   : 0.020725
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique URLs   : 0.014469  (0.000255, 0.028886)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique domains   : 0.014469 (0.000255, 0.028886)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique sites   : 0.014469 (0.000255, 0.028886)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique STLDs   : 0.014469 (0.000255, 0.028886)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique TLDs   : 0.014469 (0.000255, 0.028886)
Mean  (95%CI) of log (1+unique URLs)   :  0.014366 (0.000255, 0.028476)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique domains)   : 0.014366 (0.000255, 0.028476)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique sites)   : 0.014366 (0.000255, 0.028476)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique STLDs)   : 0.014366 (0.000255, 0.028476)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique TLDs)   : 0.014366 (0.000255, 0.028476)
Proportion  non-zero (95%CI)           : 0.020725  (0.008089, 0.052069)

File: Chemistry Alcohol 2012
Queries   : 498
Arithmetic mean (unique URLs)   : 0.002008
Arithmetic mean (unique domains)   : 0.002008
Arithmetic mean (unique sites)   : 0.002008
Arithmetic mean (unique STLDs)   : 0.002008
Arithmetic mean (unique TLDs)   : 0.002008
Geometric  mean (95%CI) of unique URLs   : 0.001393  (-0.001363, 0.004156)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique domains   : 0.001393 (-0.001363, 0.004156)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique sites   : 0.001393 (-0.001363, 0.004156)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique STLDs   : 0.001393 (-0.001363, 0.004156)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique TLDs   : 0.001393 (-0.001363, 0.004156)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique URLs)   : 0.001392 (-0.001364, 0.004148)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique domains)   : 0.001392 (-0.001364, 0.004148)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique sites)   : 0.001392 (-0.001364, 0.004148)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique STLDs)   : 0.001392 (-0.001364, 0.004148)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique TLDs)   : 0.001392 (-0.001364, 0.004148)
Proportion  non-zero (95%CI)           : 0.002008  (0.000355, 0.011285)

File: Spain_wiki. In set: Chemistry Alcohol 2012
Queries   : 282
Arithmetic  mean (unique URLs)   : 0.003546
Arithmetic mean (unique domains)   : 0.003546
Arithmetic mean (unique sites)   : 0.003546
Arithmetic mean (unique STLDs)   : 0.003546
Arithmetic mean (unique TLDs)   : 0.003546
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique URLs   : 0.002461  (-0.002406, 0.007352)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique domains   : 0.002461 (-0.002406, 0.007352)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique sites   : 0.002461 (-0.002406, 0.007352)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique STLDs   : 0.002461 (-0.002406, 0.007352)
Geometric mean (95%CI) of unique TLDs   : 0.002461 (-0.002406, 0.007352)
Mean  (95%CI) of log (1+unique URLs)   :  0.002458 (-0.002409, 0.007325)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique domains)   : 0.002458 (-0.002409, 0.007325)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique sites)   : 0.002458 (-0.002409, 0.007325)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique STLDs)   : 0.002458 (-0.002409, 0.007325)
Mean (95%CI) of log (1+unique TLDs)   : 0.002458 (-0.002409, 0.007325)
Proportion  non-zero (95%CI)           : 0.003546  (0.000626, 0.019810)

The bottom part of the report contains the same information in table format. It can be copied and paste into a spreadsheet for convenient analysis.

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