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Purpose: This paper examines the Library and Information Science (LIS) Journals in University Grants Commission – Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics (UGC-CARE) of Indian Quality journals for Academic and Research.
Methodology: The data were extracted from UGC-CARE List (https://ugccare.unipune.ac.in/Apps1/Home/Index). The study also analyzed source wise LIS journals, Scopus indexed LIS journals with Cite Score, Web of Science indexed LIS journals with Impact factor and UGC-CARE recommended LIS Journals.
Results: The study analyzed 292 Library and Information Science Journals of UGC-CARE Quality Journals by Indian Higher Education System and these journals are indexed in various online databases such as Web of Science, Scopus and UGC-CARE Recommended Journals. Further it also analyzed and found the Impact Factor and Cite Score for these journals. Based on the study the ‘International Journal of Information Management’ indexed in Web of Science and Scopus database has highest Impact Factor (5.063) and Cite Score (14.1). It is recommended that more number of Library and Information Science journals to be included in Scopus and Web of Science for wider publishing platform.
Originality: This research paper is original and it is based on the Global Databases report and has not been published elsewhere. This would be benefit the LIS Students, LIS Research Scholars, LIS Faculty members and LIS professionals to identify the LIS indexed journals with their impact for the academic and research activities.