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hyperlink

a word, phrase, picture, icon, etc., in a computer document on which a user may click to move to another part of the document or to another document

hyperlink

[′hī·pər‚liŋk]
(computer science)
A highlighted word, phrase, or image in the display of a computer document which, when chosen, connects the user to another part of the same document or to different document (text, image, audio, video, or animation). In electronic documents, these cross references can be followed by a mouse click, and the target of the hyperlink may be on a physically distant computer connected by a network or the Internet.

hyperlink

hyperlink

A predefined linkage between one object and another. A hyperlink typically refers to an icon or text on a Web page that, when clicked or tapped, transfers the user to another part of the page or to another page on the current website or to a completely different website (see hypertext). See also Hyperloop.
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Table I: Currency, Accuracy and Relevance of Academic Library Websites Library websites * Currency, Accuracy and Relevance criteria BU IISc Retrieving all the hyper 09 10 links in the webpage Given all the contact 08 10 information Copyright status are clearly 10 10 stated All hyper links appropriate 08 10 and relevant for an online reference desk Last time the site was updated 03 00 Total Score (Max.