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Winter 12-1-2020

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This paper presents a bibliometric analysis of the Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship (ISTL) journal for the period of 10 years (2010-2020). Total no. of 224 articles of 35 issues of "ISTL Journal" have been taken up for data analysis. The aim of this paper is to analysis the forms of articles, distribution of the articles, authorship pattern, geographical distribution, institutional contribution and ranking of leading authors. It is found from the analysis that single author contribution during the whole duration persist at 50% obsess highest position compared to benefaction of two author articles which continued to be 30%. The year 2020 has got highest average 31.20 followed by 2017 and 2019 with average 23.64 and 22.59 reference per article. In case of reference distribution total number of 3512 references were cited in 310 articles. There are total number of 430 authors have contributed in 224 articles.