Purpose The purpose of this paper is to gain an understanding of the current research on Internet-plus. Design/methodology/approach The authors collected scholarly publications from the scientific databases Web of Science, Core Collection, Inspec and Compendex (Ei Village 2) and performed statistical analysis of the retrieved data from five perspectives. Findings The research on Internet-plus has obtained increasing attention in China. The top three research fields were social science, education and management. Originality/value The study will help researchers understand the current trends on Internet-plus.