New map of the research published in Profesional de la Información (2006-2023)



Palabras clave:

Scientometrics, Co-word analysis, Knowledge maps, Thematic analysis, Scientific journals, Library & Information Science, Communication, Scopus, Profesional de la Información


In 2006, Profesional de la Información (EPI) began to be indexed by international scientific literature databases and is currently one of the leading Spanish journals in Library & Information Science and in Communication. Research fields can be characterized and analysed based on the patterns of keywords used in the publications. One of the most used techniques for this is co-word analysis. This technique is used in the present study to examine the structure of the research published in EPI. The journal’s two-fold spirit in Library & Information Science and in Communication is revealed, comprising six main thematic areas. Since no poor behaviour is seen in any of these areas, it can be concluded that, in becoming part of WoS and Scopus, EPI has entered a virtuous cycle that has led it to successfully expand its thematic scope, and to attain levels of impact and excellence superior to those of its origins.


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Cómo citar

Guerrero-Castillo, P., Nuño-Moral , M.-V., Guerrero-Bote, V. P., & De-Moya-Anegón , F. (2023). New map of the research published in Profesional de la Información (2006-2023). Profesional De La información Information Professional, 32(7).



Artí­culos de investigación / Research articles