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Questions about when to cite a certain work, which work to cite, etc. For questions on formatting a given citation, use [citation-style].

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Google scholar doesn't send me citation alerts

Google Scholar fails to send me citation alerts or alerts when articles have been auto-included in my profile. This happened about a year ago; before that, Scholar faithfully sent me the updates. In ...
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Is there a python wrapper covering multiple scholarly resources API endpoints?

Question: Does anybody know of a Python Wrapper containing a number of the mentioned APIs listed by MIT? Context: I want to execute a systematic literature review, and apply bibliometrics/ citation ...
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Using Cambridge's "short-title reference system"

Does anyone have experience using the Cambridge UP's "short-title reference system" or even just know of a work that uses it. I'm copy-editing for some extra cash but the style guide they ...
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What are the ethics of removing a reference from literature?

I have been reading a journal article that extensively references another article by the same author. The cited article is referenced to a pre-print service but it has now been removed. I had no luck ...
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Case where superscripted footnote reference numbers may be in brackets or parentheses

Is there a particular case when footnote or endnote reference numbers placed in brackets or parentheses? Is this done in block quotations to distinguish reference numbers contained in the original ...
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A few questions about properly citing resources according to the APA format

I recently finished writing a monograph but I am having some slight misunderstandings about how to properly cite the resources I used. When mentioning the source of figures, should I write the author'...
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How can i cite a kaggle dataset in ieee conference paper?

I want to know how can I add a dataset link as a reference in the IEEE conference paper. I used a dataset for my works and then I described the dataset in the paper. But I don't know how to cite the ...
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How to cite a spoken quote?

I have a quote spoken by a person in an interview, how do I cite it? Chinua Achebe, the prominent Nigerian novelist and essayist who died on Thursday, said in a 1994 interview with the Paris Review, &...
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APA7 citation - What to use for 'location' of an online conference poster/presentation

Since there's quite a few online or virtual (i.e. not in person) conferences happening these days (e.g. the 2020 AGU Fall Meeting), what do people use for the 'Location' field in a full citation? ...
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How to cite and reference forthcoming sources to appear in a Festschrift

It’s not uncommon, at least not in my field, to refer to articles, books, chapters, etc., which have not yet been published. In in-text citations, these simply appear as Author (fc.) (or forthc. or ...
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Making an offhand note in a citation

I noticed that a PDF link from a university course I used as a URL to cite doesn't open, unless it's opened from the course portal itself. Within my referencing of the source, I note which link to ...
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Citing draft papers

I'm working on a project where I've come across a couple relevant papers that are marked as "preliminary drafts" and/or with a request not to cite them because they are preliminary. Should I cite the ...
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How to cite an old poem which appears in a new collection/anthology put together by a different editor? (Chicago)

According to CMS, we should cite a poem in an anthology as we would a chapter in an edited book. But, what if the poem was orginally written in another year? eg. Hàn Mặc Tử. [1939] 2009.“Hồn là ai?” (...
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How to cite computer terminals like Bloomberg or Thomson Reuters?

Consider that I looked up some data, more specifically credit ratings for a sovereign, in the Bloomberg and the Thomson Reuters terminal for my thesis: The sovereign is rated Aaa by Moody's, AAA by ...
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ChatGPT-alike for local abundant PDFs

I have a lot of PDF files collected using such tools as Mendeley or Zotero (thousands of files). I want to use ChatGPT-like to ask questions based on these PDF files (for example: "What is the ...
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Software tool to identify clusters in academic papers?

I know connected papers, web of knowledge, research rabbits, but they all either only seem look at one or a limited amount of papers and visualise new papers related to them. What I want to do is to ...
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Google Scholar is assigning citations for my paper to a completely different paper

My paper's arxiv id is 2008.09164. The title is "PyTorch Metric Learning". When I search for the above arxiv id, Google Scholar retrieves an entirely different paper. You can see here that ...
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Which authors do I use when citing technical documentation which is community-editable and has multiple contributors?

Let's take this sample page from Microsoft Docs. It lists multiple contributors (linked below the heading), some from the community with nicknames, as the pages can be edited by practically everyone ...
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Citing literature reference as a statement of purpose title

I'm currently putting the finishing touches on a few grad school applications, and some of them require that my statement of purpose has a title. For one reason or another, I decided that the title of ...
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If I derive a formula for a paper do I need to put the derivation directly in a paper?

Let's say that I derived a formula that I am using in a paper, without any prior knowledge of the formula. Do I need to then put my derivation directly in my paper, or could I submit a supplementary ...
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THE ranking: citation score

The Times Higher Education university ranking seems to be a popular metric to rate universities (although rankings are kind of weird). I wanted to understand how they actually create the scores and ...
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References of version 2 of an arXiv paper not added in Google Scholar

I first uploaded a paper to arXiv and it was correctly added to my Google Scholar profile. After a few months, I made some modifications to the article, uploading a second version to arXiv (this ...
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Cite appendix from guest author (APA)

I need to cite the appendix of a book that I already cited somewhere else in my paper, but the appendix was written by a guest author whose name is not among the author names of the book. Does this ...
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How often to cite / back-up claims?

Good morning all, I have recently embarked on an MSc programme in CompSci, on which the first module is Critical Reading/Writing. So far, I have written two "introductory" paper assessments. ...
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How to quote sources in multiple languages in a list of references with APA (and MLA)

The APA Manual of Style covers in detail the issues associated with translating references into other languages. However, it fails to give any answer to my question (just as any resources I have been ...
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Import RIS from zotero to Mendeley while maintaining folder structure

I am trying to export my Zotero library and importing into Mendeley. However, I would like to preserve the folder structure. I cannot seem to do it. Is this possible?
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How to cite JavaDoc?

Writing a technical Master's degree thesis in the IT field, I need to cite sentences that are in the JavaDoc, where are no author and no year. Ex. From: java.util.Queue The Queue interface does not ...
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Arxiv updated references not tracked by Google scholar

I uploaded a preprint to arxiv and then uploaded a second version after 2 weeks with additional references. It seems that it has been more than a month but Google Scholar is unable to track the ...
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Will EasyChair preprints be automatically indexed by Google Scholar?

Is anyone aware if a preprint uploaded to EasyChairs preprint server will automatically be indexed by Google Scholar, or do I need to manually add the citation to my profile?
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Properly citing an image from a website

I'm using an image from https://fermi.gsfc.nasa.gov/science/eteu/agn/ on the Unified Model of AGNs, and I've captioned it The AGN unified model, showing the BLR and NLR, as well as different types ...
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How to change the title of a paper without harming the citation counts

Sometimes, after I publish a working paper in arXiv or a refereed paper in a conference, I change the title of the paper. This can be due to several reasons: A reviewer in a journal I submitted to ...
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What does 'Ex:' in Google Scholar results signify?

Any Google Scholar gurus out there? When I run a search in GS, in this case for the term 'webometrics' for the year 1988, the results all contain the following in parenthesis... (Ex: webometrics) ...
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How many levels of sub-citations are appropriate?

I'm writing my Thesis and I found a brilliant book that helps me write it in a coherent manner. Consider this: The author, Smith, talks about Approach XYZ and writes: XYZ is about ..., first used ...
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Is there a correlation between month-of-submission to arXiv and citations?

The plot shows the number of submissions per month (source) on arXiv: July and October seem to be the months with the highest number of papers submitted, and August the month with the lowest number, ...
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Consecutive sentence citation in Chicago date-author style

I am writing a paper in which I repeat a newspaper article citation. "The New York Times article discusses the introduction of the AFB mainframe computer (Stevens, 1984). During an interview with ...
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Can Google Scholar capture citations without arXiv DOI

I had a paper uploaded to arXiv. Today I noticed there are two new papers citing my paper with the correct title and author names but both without my arXiv DOI. This is because they use @misc format ...
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How do I scrape citation count from Google Scholar?

I have a list of publications in a CSV file for which I need to scrape the citation count of these papers from Google Scholar. I have a code to try do this, but naturally, it does not let me scrape ...
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How to correct citation count of a given paper in Google Scholar?

Two of my works have been recently cited by the same paper. The citation count of one of them was updated properly in Google Scholar, but not for the other one. What is weirder is that the references ...
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Where can I find the editors of Machine Learning conferences proceedings?

I am in the process of publishing an article in a journal. The editorial team is asking me to add editors to many references coming from the proceedings of conferences such as AISTATS, MICCAI, ICLR, ...
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How to summarily indicate that cited references fail to address a topic

Academic citations are generally added because they explicitly support a statement. Occasionally however, it may be needed to cite references in support of a claim that they do not address a statement ...
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How to automatically extract references from pdf by number of occurrence?

I'm looking for software that allows me to extract citations from a pdf article and the number of occurrences of each citation. I'm looking to use this as a (admittedly very imperfect) proxy to ...
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APA 7th query on journal titles

In the APA style guide, it states: Capitalize only the first letter of the first word of the article title. If there is a colon in the article title, also capitalize the first letter of the first ...
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How to cite if one mentions an author several times in a paragraph using APA7?

I have a short paragraph in my text where I summarize the research questions of an author. I begin with The goal of the author is ... ... leading to his research questions as stated now: Now there ...
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Citing figures in APA 7th Ed

In my thesis I used two figures from a textbook, I included the proper citation under the figures in APA format (i.e. stating the copyright and all that) and I read that I also need to cite them in my ...
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What reference type to use in EndNote to cite GitHub resources and how to cite

What reference type should I use in EndNote to cite a GitHub resource? And how do I cite the resource in the fields used in EndNote for the specific reference type?
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How do I cite the authors of a web page that is maintained by Google and other contributors (APA style)?

I have to cite a web page in my thesis and I am unsure how to do it. Unfortunately, I could not find anything helpful for my specific problem. The website is maintained by Google, but Google also ...
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Which style guides, if any, recommend using "ms" to cite unpublished manuscripts?

I've come across papers in which an author cites an unpublished manuscript by listing the author's name followed by "ms" enclosed in parentheses. So, for example: As Surname (ms) points out,...
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Mendeley iOS alternative 2021?

I have been using Mendeley to mange and annotate articles for quite a few years, I have built up a big library which I use everyday. Unfortunately Elsevier has stopped support for the iOS app and it ...
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Citing a general fact but applying it to a specific point I'm making in a sentence

Here are two sentences from a paper I'm writing: In addition to being context specific, competencies try to describe what a person needs to succeed in a context at a useful level of abstraction. This ...
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How to cite an entire section I rephrased from a book using APA style?

Let us say that I'm summarizing a chapter from a book. I'm rephrasing an entire section, let us say that the section is about scheduling algorithms which are taken from operating systems concepts book....
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