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A Journey of Fifteen-years of the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL): A Bibliometric Analysis

Library Herald Year : 2021, Volume : 59, Issue : 3 First page : ( 298) Last page : ( 311) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2021.00039.7

A Journey of Fifteen-years of the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL): A Bibliometric Analysis

Chaparwal Naveen*, Dr. Rajput P. S.** *JRF, Research Fellow DLIS, Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India **Assistant Professor & In-Charge Head DLIS, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India Abstract Assessing research activity is very important for designing future protective and adaptative policies. The present study was the bibliometric analysis that aimed to summarise research activity in the current journal of Information literacy and characterize itsessential aspects. The bibliometric analysis identified mainly the year-wise distribution of articles, Degree of collaboration; author productivity; most prolific authors'affiliation of institutions and country and keyword occurrence analysis of the journal. The study showed that a total of 417 articles were published in the journal from 2007 to 2021. The highest number of articles, i.e. 53 (12.70%), was published in 2018, and the average productivity per author is 1.55 and article per author is 0.64 during the study period. In this study, we have identified the top 20 keywords occurrences and found that the Literacy term was used the most. The most prolific author is Secker. Keywords Journal of Information Literacy, Bibliometric, Bibliometric analysis, Degree of Collaboration, Author Productivity, Keyword occurrence.

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