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  2. Arik, Engin. (2015). A bibliometric analysis of linguistics in web of science.Journal of Scientometric Research,4(1), 20. doi:10.4103/2320-0057.156018.

  3. Devalingam, V., Ramesh Babu, V., & Suresh, C. (2015). Global research output and growth rate study in the field of plastics technology. Asia Pacific Journal of Research,1(34), 25-36.

  4. Manthiramoorthi, M., & Thamaraiselvi, M. (2016). Bibliometric analysis of national conference proceedings- A study.International Research: Journal of Library & Information Science, 6(1), 104-111.

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  8. Manthiramoorthi, M. Saravana kumar, R.R., & Thamaraiselvi, M. (2018). Information literacy skills among job seekers-A study. IALA journal. 6(1&2). 191-193.

  9. K.G. Pillai Sudhier. (2013). Lotka’s Law and Pattern of Author Productivity in the Area of Physics Research. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 33(6), 457-464.

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Bibliometric analysis was carried out in the research output of information literacy using Web of Science (WOS) from 2008-2017. The objectives of the study is to identify the authorship pattern, measure and calculate the relative growth rate and doubling time of the research output and testing of the validity of Lotka's law using Kolmogorov-Smirnov test (K-S) goodness of fit test. The result shows that the applicability of Lotka's law was fit to the research output of information literacy.