Among the tools used to measure research excellence pride of place has been given to bibliometrics. It provides a bibliometric methods and techniques, including an extensive bibliography. This book provides new insights into scholarly communication. In this volume prestigious international writers, thinkers and commentators share their ideas in this vital new area of research. This book describes recent theoretical and practical advances in metrics-based research, examining a variety of the interdisciplinary contributions of bibliometric methods to scholarly communication also considering the ethical and cultural consequences relying on metrics. This book gives newcomers to the field of bibliometrics an accessible entry point to an entire research tradition otherwise scattered through a vast amount of journal literature. This book discusses about the Contemporary Approach in Bibliometric Studies, it is under one theme of Basics of bibliometrics and its applications. The book is a collection of articles from the various authors in various different places of our country and even from foreign countries, who all are legends in the field of Bibliometrics. This publication, is not just an additional literature in the field, its provides nascent trend in the technological development which will enable the Library professionals to enrich their knowledge.