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This study aimed to analyse the trend of bibliometrics research articles on Library Philosophy and Practice (LPP) journal from the year 1998 to 2021. There are 651 bibliometrics articles in the LPP journal. Bibliometrics articles were first published in the LPP in 2000 and the number of bibliometrics research\ has been increasing over the last 10 years, particularly in 2019-2020, and this year is expected to increase further. The bibliometric article received the most contributions from India, followed by Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Iran. The topics covered in bibliometric studies include library and information science, coronavirus, artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, social sciences and physics. The dataset used were mostly were from Scopus and Web of Science, with a few from DOAJ and Google Scholar. Citation analysis, productivity analysis, and collaborative analysis are three types of analysis that are commonly used in bibliometric articles in the LPP. The research recommendation provides a comprehensive overview of the development of publications, particularly bibliometrics, which can be used by researchers and journal managers to determine the direction of future journal topics. For further research, researchers can conduct a systematic literature review to delve deeper into the subject.