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Scopus and Web of Science (WoS) are the world's leading citation and indexing databases of global peer-reviewed literature in different subject disciplines. These two databases also cover scholarly literature on Library and Information Science (LIS) subject field. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the WoS indexed LIS journals in Scopus in terms of their journal metrics available in these two database platforms. Two data sources used for the present analysis are Scopus CiteScore metrics of Scopus and the Journal Citation Report (JCR) of WoS. The basic data regarding the WoS indexed journals are derived from SCImago 2020.ThusRanking of 145 Library and Information Science journals indexed in both Scopus and WoS databases are presented in the study.