Information literacy in social sciences and health sciences: a bibliometric study (1974–2011)

@article{Pinto2012InformationLI,
  title={Information literacy in social sciences and health sciences: a bibliometric study (1974–2011)},
  author={Maria Pinto and Maria Isabel Escalona and Antonio Pulgar{\'i}n},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={95},
  pages={1071-1094}
}
We examine the international scientific productivity on information literacy since its inception in 1974 until late 2011, based on a bibliometric analysis of scientific articles included in the web of science and Scopus databases. The sample comprised two macro-domains—the most productive and the least productive. The former was the area of social sciences (SoS), covering such disciplines as information and documentation, communication, education, management, etc. The latter was the area of… CONTINUE READING