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The present study evaluates the publication trends of IFLA Journal for the period 2013-2019. Using bibliometric techniques 189 articles of seven volumes of the source journal were examined in terms to identify chronological distribution, authorship pattern and gender distribution, mapping of subjects, types of document cited, ranking of authors etc. The results highlight that majority of contributions have been made by female authors and huge amount of authors were affiliated to the universities. Most of the contributed articles were research papers and US is the top contributor among others. The bibliometric assessment provides the picture of growth of journal in particular field and also helps in determining the impact factor.