This study addresses the importance of the universal acquisition of digital literacy skills by European citizens. The process of acquiring basic and advanced digital skills should be lifelong. Digital literacy is a term associated with the acquisition of primarily digital skills and secondarily the acquisition of skills that facilitate their acquisition. Conceptual definitions of digital literacy began to be formulated in the 1960s and intensified during the Covid-19 pandemic. The European Commission (2003: 3) in its official documents argues that digital literacy is the ability of the individual to handle effectively the new technologies of Information and Communication and the Internet. After thoroughly analyzing the concept of "digital literacy" and linking the importance of its enhancement to the creation of a sustainable and resilient Europe. A bibliometric analysis examining the impact of digital literacy in the social sciences and humanities will be presented. All the articles studied were taken from Scopus and analyzed with R.