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Library Herald
Year : 2021, Volume : 59, Issue : 4
First page : ( 79) Last page : ( 97)
Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2021.00046.4

Covid-19 and Education: A Scientometric Assessment of Global Publications during 2020–21

Sharma Jaideep1, Gupta B.M.2, Saxena Anurag3

1IGNOU, School of Social Science, New Delhi, India

2Formerly with CSIR-NISTADS, New Delhi, India

3IGNOU, School of Management Studies, New Delhi, India

Online Published on 07 March, 2022.


The study aims to analyse the trends and explore the thematic structures from the global literature on the theme ‘Impact COVID-19 on Education’ using bibliometric methods and VOS viewer software. Global research on the subject resulted in a total of 1038 publications, which received 2581 citations, involved participation of 107 countries, 272 organisations and 308 authors and appeared across 398 journals. The study observed that the USA leads the global research on this theme accounting for a 12.81%global share, followed by the U.K. (7.90%), Indonesia (7.61%), China (6.36%), Spain (6.26%), Australia (5.39%) and India (5.11%). respectively. The study tracks key research organisations, key authors, key research areas, most significant keywords, most cited papers and most productive source journals and presents their collaborative linkages through visual mapping.



Impact, COVID-19, Education, Bibliometric Methods, Global publications, Scientometrics, Bibliometrics.


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