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Bibliometric analysis of research papers, articles, etc., has gained increasing importance in Library and Information Science to analyze the publication patterns, authorship patterns, and citation patterns of research papers published within a defined period. Bibliometric analysis is essential for library professionals in the collection development process. This paper intends to analyze the articles published in the journal 'Library Herald' from 2017 to 2021 with the help of different statistical tools and techniques. The results indicate most of the contributions by two authors and one article by six authors and the overall degree of collaboration among authors is 0.62. The study highlights the volume-wise distribution of articles, authorship pattern, Degree of collaboration, keyword use pattern, length of articles, and geographical distribution of authors.