The discipline area of Libraries, Archives, Records and Information Science at Curtin University was listed as a lead research area in a recent Australian newspaper research report.
The Australian newspaper released its annual Research Report on 23 September 2020. The report lists field leaders - both individual researchers and institutions. Curtin University was the Lead Institution for the field 'Library and Information Science'.
According to the information about how the 'leaders' are identified, "the top institution is the one which has the most citations from research published in the top 20 journals in that particular field in the last five years." The fields are based on the Google Scholar taxonomy and LIS is under Engineering and Computer Science.