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I sometimes find that the PDF linked to a reference in Google Scholar is spam. For example, it might have the first two pages of the journal article followed by a link to some website (often in a foreign language).

This is a bit annoying given that often users have a choice of clicking on the PDF or going to a more official publication website.

How do you report spam PDFs of articles linked to references in Google Scholar?

  • Would Google Scholar have a FAQ (frequently Asked Questions) which may tell you? – Solar Mike Mar 9 '18 at 10:49
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After a little more hunting, it seems that there is a general "contact us" support page where issues can be submitted.

https://support.google.com/scholar/contact/general

Presumably, this would be a way of notifying Google Scholar about spam PDFs.

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