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The aim of this paper is to conduct a bibliometric study to investigate the research output of library and information science in India. The SCOPUS database was selected to collect data from 2011 to 2020. Collected data was analysed on various parameters such as authorship pattern, year wise contribution of articles, most cited articles, top journals, top authors, document types, etc. The study found that in year 2019 Indian author contributed 471 research papers which 21.8% and highest in 10 years. Again in 2019, double authored article was highest in number with total of 252 articles. In periods of 10 years, about 2159 Indian articles were published with international collaboration. The growth of LIS research has been observed to be increasing till 2019, but decrease in 2020 possibly due to the Covid pandemic



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