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Information literacy has been an emerging topic for many fields in recent years, and this paper aims to evaluate the field of information literacy in the context of Library and Information Science (LIS). The evaluation will be conducted by using bibliometrics and scientific visualization techniques. A total of 2288 articles were retrieved that are indexed under topic information Literacy on web of science (Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index & Arts & Humanities Citation Index) were identified in order to achieve this objective. Search using the term 'information literacy'. Unify and standardize the data to make reliable evaluations. Evaluate publications, citation counts, their distribution to journals, documents, countries, etc. The findings of this study are important to reveal the pioneers and interdisciplinary of the field of information literacy. This is important for understanding the complexities of the issue and for evaluating the effectiveness of current campaigns.