May 20, 2022

Citation Analysis: Most Prolific U.S. Institutions in Information Science & Library Science, 2009-2013

A new Science Watch “Science Byte” utilizing data from ThomsonReuters InCites (a subset of Web of Science) provides a list of the Top 5 most prolific institutions based on the each university’s percentage of the 16,205 papers published in the Library and Info Science journals indexed by TR.

Topping the list is Indiana University with 247 papers (1.52 percent of field).

The complete list is available here.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.