Research Trends in Information Literacy: A Bibliometric Analysis and Network Visualisation



Bibliometric Analysis, Scopus, Information literacy, VOSviewer


The present paper seeks to quantify the scholarly literature on Information Literacy (IL) during last two decades by collecting data from the Scopus database from 2002 to 2021. The overall output includes 8769 records and 73181 citations. The average citation per paper is 10.81. “Communication in Computer and Information Science” was discovered to be the highly influential source among the titles of the most important source utilised for publishing research, with 386 papers. With 59 articles, Pinto M., affiliated with Granada University, has been named the most productive author. Lloyd has the most citations as well as the highest h-index. Purdue University and the University of Granada have been the most notable affiliations in institutional research production. In total publications, the United States accounted for 42.70 per cent of research production. These records produced 11550 keywords, where the term ‘information literacy’ dominated the rest.

Author Biography

  • Rohit, Central University of Gujarat

    PhD Scholar


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