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In the present digital age, digital financial literacy is likely to become an increasingly main aspect of education. Ability to understand and effectively use various financial skills, like budgeting, investing and personal financial management through online. Every library and information science professionals should know naturally that there is a handy relationship between digital literacy and information literacy. The study investigated the digital financial literacy skills among library and information science professionals in northeast India. Specifically, to investigate the awareness and support to the user community regarding financial literacy, digital payment experience, advantage and disadvantage in digital payment, safety methods, online fraud experience and a preferred device for the digital online payment transaction. Survey based research designed for this study and online questionnaire schedule was used to collect the data from 94 library and information science professionals from the selected region. The result shows that respondents organized digital finance literacy awareness programs (33%) to the library users, cent percent respondents (94) had digital payment experience with banking cards, regarding advantages of digital payment system 100% (94) of the respondents believed that instant payment, 96% (90) respondents were stated most disadvantage of digital payment system is service fees and also found that 66% (62) respondents have received online fraud phone calls/mails/texts but carefully avoided them.