The Research Output of Bibliometrics using Bibliometrix R Package and VOS Viewer

  • L Radha Librarian, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • J Arumugam Librarian, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Bibliometric research output, Scientometric, VOS viewer, Biblioshiny, BibliometrixR


Bibliometrics is one of the statistical methods to analyze the research output of books, articles, and other scientific publications. This paper attempts to study the three types of Bibliometric indicators such as quantity, quality, and structural indicators. This study pertains to the information on the research growth of Bibliometric study, especially in the subject category of Library and Information Science published in Web of Science Database. This paper presents the findings of a Bibliometric study, targeting five year period (2014–2018), with the aim of identifying emerging research directions, the top-20 institutions, coupling, and collaboration by applying VOS viewer and Biblioshiny for bibliometric tools.