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The focus of this paper is on the research productivity and their relevant parameters of top twenty international journals of Library and Information Science from 2015 to 2019. The analysis of data revealed that Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JAIST) is the top cited journal followed by Scientometrics and Journal of Informetric during the mentioned period. The year 2015 was reported as the most productive year with 45% citations from the top twenty LIS journals. The average citation rate of Scholar Google is at the top followed by Scopus. “The sharing economy” was declared as the most cited research paper with 2391 citations followed by “The journal coverage of Web of Science and Scopus” with 688 citations.



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