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The main purpose of the study is to identify the pattern of authorship and collaborative nature of Library Philosophy and Practice journal during 2001 to 2020. Bibliographic data were collected from 2008 articles through the Lens database, based on the key areas of authorship studies such as authorship pattern, number of authors etc. The study found that Degree of Collaboration (DC), Collaborative Coefficient (CC) and Collaborative Index (CI) of these articles were 0.63, 0.36 and 1.93 respectively, which clearly indicate that the authorship trend is towards the shared or joint authorship in Library Philosophy and Practice journal.