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The paper presents a bibliometric study of the “Journal of Informetrics”. It publishes four issues per year. The data were downloaded from the journal’s website. The bibliometric analysis has been conducted with 404 contributions published in the journal selected five years for a period between 2016-2020. The study focuses on necessary bibliometric analysis forms, authorship pattern analysis, year wise distribution of articles, issue wise distribution of articles, single and multi authored papers. Findings of the studies pointed towards the advantages and weakness of the journal which are helpful for its further development. The study revealed that that the maximum number of articles i.e 85 (21.04%) were published in the year 2018. The highest number 339 (83.91%) articles were contributed by joint authors and the rest of 65 (16.09%) articles contributed by single author.