The paper presents results of a study of information science periodical literature included intoRZh-Informatika in the period 1977–1983. The distribution of papers among periodicals and their language pattern are shown. The list of 95 periodicals that rendered at least 12 papers per year is also presented. The results are compared with some data taken from theSSCI-JCR database. Connections between information science and scientometrics are investigated by the overlap of periodical literature in both fields.