Now-a-days the metric studies plays a major role in the field of library and information science, and also the main two eyes of the metric studies are Bibliometrics and Scientometrics. These are two closely related approaches to measure scientific publications. This book discusses about the Contemporary Development in Scientometrics", it is divided into two parts i.e. Part-I -Basics of scientometrics and its applications, Part-II- Collaborative studies and Citation Analysis. It provides the reader with the various collection of research papers contributed by the eminent professors, librarians, great scholars and researchers in the discipline of Library and Information Science especially in Scientometrics research, both at national and international levels. The book is a collection of articles from the various authors in different places of our country and even from foreign countries, who all are legends in the field of Scientometrics. This publication, is not just an additional literature in the field, it provides an emerging trend in the thrust area not limited only with the traditional sources of information but with digital and web resources. We are sure that this book would be valuable accumulation in the Library and Information Science literature which provides a wholesome idea for the readers, academicians, young scientists, policy-makers, professional bodies and future researchers in Scientometrics in a nut-shell."