Questions tagged [google-scholar]

Concerning the use of Google's search system for searching scholarly research, including maintaining individual profiles.

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How long does it usually take for published articles to show up on Google Scholar?

The title pretty much says it all - what's the typical delay with which Google Scholar indexes newly published articles? (Note I'm not talking about citations, but about the article showing up at all.)...
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How to search for list of papers citing both papers A and B?

For given papers A and B, I would like to search for all papers that cite both A and B. I guess one can generalize to papers {A,B,C,...} and find all papers that cite all of them. A quick Google ...
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Published paper not showing up on google scholar

I have a paper that I uploaded to arXiv and google scholar listed it as a publication. Since then the paper has been published in a nature journal several months ago. The nature publication still ...
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How to split two papers that Google Scholar incorrectly thinks are the same paper?

For some reason I don't understand, Google Scholar thinks two of my papers are the same, despite different titles, co-authors, and publication years. When I click on one ("Resonant absorption as mode ...
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Updated title of arxiv not recognised by Google Scholar?

I submitted a paper to a journal and one of the referees suggested to slightly change the title of the paper. The paper was already posted on arxiv. I have updated the paper on arxiv after the ...
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Google Scholar vs other academic search engines

How is Google Scholar compared to other academic search engines and catalogues such as ScienceDirect, Scopus, and universities' own online catalogues--in terms of the following? comprehensiveness of ...
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API, EULA, and scraping for Google Scholar

I love Google Scholar as my go-to place to search for papers. Some features like "forward-citations" and their nice-ish autogenerated bibtex are life savers. However, sometimes I (and ...
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Do all versions of an arXiv paper appear in Google Scholar?

I know that new arXiv papers usually appear in Google Scholar within a few days or weeks. My question is: if someone submits a replacement of his/her arXiv paper, does the new version of the paper ...
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Is Google Scholar reliable for reporting citations?

When quoting the number of citations for each paper you have published, different sources can be used, Google Scholar, ResearcherID, Scopus. Google Scholar covers a larger range of literature. Is it ...
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An academic who died over 70 years ago still has Google Scholar profile with verified email. How can this be?

I'm surprised to see that an academic who died over 50 years ago has a Google Scholar profile with a verified email (https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=5qvdHjQAAAAJ): How is that ...
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How to be properly cited with a two-word last name

I have a two-word last name which gives as full name something like "Mike Adam Pince" (just an example) with "Mike" the first name and "Adam Pince" the last name (no middle name). I have published ...
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How can I export my Google Scholar Library as a BibTeX format?

In the My Library of Google Scholar, is there a way to export all of the citations, whether to BibTex or something similar?
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How to search for articles from a specific journal in Google Scholar when the journal name is a subset of other journal names (e.g., Science)?

A bit of an odd question, but I would like to search for a phrase in articles from Science (the journal). Yet I cannot do this on Google Scholar--if I specify in the advanced search that the source is ...
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Is there a way to report to google scholar some systematic mistakes? [closed]

I've noticed, for citations, that some BibTeX files provided by google scholar are having regular errors (I believe these are errors). For bib items, there is the "pages" field, in which we could ...
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Search for authors on Google Scholar by their field of study and country

On Google Scholar, you can do an author search based on keywords. For example, if I find an author who has "Robotics" as a keyword, and I click on that keyword, it lists all the authors with that ...
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References of an updated version 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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How to associate an arxiv paper on Google Scholar with the rest of my account?

So I'm just beginning my PhD and I want to associate this paper that I put on arxiv with my Google scholar profile, but I don't see how to do this. Is it possible to do so?
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Can I reliably determine the quality of a journal by checking citation numbers in Google Scholar?

I have recently come across this journal International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA) The journal provides acceptance notification within 15 days. This raised red flags,...
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Why do papers sometimes appear unlinked in Google Scholar?

I would like to download this paper: O. Faure. Numerical pathwise approximation of stochastic differential equations. Applied stochastic models and data analysis, 1992. but when I use Google ...
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Is there a way to find review articles by the keyword?

When I search for papers using some keywords in academic databases (like Google Scholar), there are lots of papers, but I would like to read literature reviews first because I’m new in that area. (By ...
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Is there any ways to document Google search results in a research paper? [closed]

I'm about to write a paper that includes extensive searches on google with different queries. Is there any ways for me to show in my paper that this search provided these results at the time being?
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How to obtain citation counts per year or exportable data from Google Scholar?

To me, it seems that "Fully Convolutional Networks for Semantic Segmentation" (http://arxiv.org/abs/1411.4038v2) has quite a bit of impact. However, I would like to support this feeling with data. On ...
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How can an Error in Google Scholar be corrected?

The bibliographic data of an article of mine is confused with that of a book with the same title. Not so long ago the book was confused with another article of the same year, thereby cancelling the ...
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What software do you use to keep up to date on literature, and if Google Scholar, how do you avoid information overload?

I see a lot of people use Google Scholar and ResearchGate alerts, but I find those alert systems too overwhelming to the point I get inundated and treat them like spam. Perhaps I'm not using them ...
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Accessing a "forgotten" Google scholar account

I have a Google scholar account A which is linked to my Google account and it all works well. But there is also another copy of me, a Google scholar account B, which says that it has a "verified email"...
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Influence of author on other authors

How can I find out which authors are influenced how strongly by a certain academic author X?
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Adding the full text of the articles that I manually added to Google Scholar [closed]

How can I add the abstracts and/or the full text of the articles that I manually added to my Google Scholar account?
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Submitting conference paper to Google Scholar when proceedings not available

I presented a paper at a conference but the conference never got around to publishing their proceedings. They kept saying it was going to happen "soon" but after six months, I have lost hope. Is ...
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How do I add an article that is already in Google Scholar to my profile?

I have authored some publications that are already present in Google Scholar and have citations listed for them, but I see no way to add them to my profile. I see how to add an article with all of the ...
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In Google Scholar, is it possible to view the list of papers cited by a specific paper?

For any paper on Google Scholar, you can click "Cited by ..." to see a list of subsequent papers that cite the original paper. However, is it possible to see a list of papers that the original paper ...
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Google scholar "sort by date" returns articles from last year only?

I am doing a pilot study for my research. When I search in google scholar, it gives me about 10 thousand results for the keywords that are anywhere in the article. I want to narrow my search down to ...
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Submitted to arXiv with a different title. How to make Google understand this is the same paper?

After having a paper published, I submitted the preprint to arXiv, but with a different title. Now, Google Scholar has identified the arXiv version as another paper, and by merging the two articles ...
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Google Scholar stopped indexing PDFs on GitHub/GitLab Pages [closed]

I self-archive my papers on a personal homepage hosted using GitHub Pages (sulir.github.io). Some time after the page was published, I had my papers properly indexed and displayed in Google Scholar. ...
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How to prevent deletion of my Google Scholar profile flagged as a duplicate of a colleague's?

My Google Scholar account is scheduled to be made private on 25th July as it is flagged as a duplicate of a close colleague's. We have worked at the same department, we share the first and middle name,...
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Creating compound alerts with Google Scholar

In Google Scholar, I want to create a compound alert, which returns papers that are relevant to two concepts. Concept 1 is all about a branch of machine learning, which can be triggered by the words "...
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How to download references to database that a paper includes and all articles that cite the paper?

I have some papers for which I want to somehow download an easily manipulated (CSV, Excel) list of references and list of papers which cited the given paper. On Google Scholar, one can see a "Cited ...
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Google scholar citation counting suddenly drops, very recently [closed]

Very recently, I had noticed that almost all scholars, from all countries and from all different universities, that I am aware of, their Google scholar citations counting suddenly drop (of the scale ...
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How to change author profile name in Google Scholar?

I would like to change my author profile name after a divorce in Google Scholar. I tried to open a new account with my maiden name but I couldn't When I entered my current account on Google, it doesn'...
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Merging ArXiv paper and conference paper on Google Scholar

In my Google Scholar profile, I have a paper which I uploaded to ArXiv a while ago, which has a few citations. Since then, that same paper has been accepted for a peer-reviewed conference. It was only ...
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How does Google Scholar find papers on personal websites?

Recently, I added a new paper to my personal website, and it appeared on Google Scholar a couple of days later. On my website, all I did was write the name of the paper, together with the authors and ...
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Link IEEE Xplore article with its arXiv version in Google Scholar

After submitting a paper, I uploaded it on arXiv, to give it immediate visibility. After a few months (more than six months), the article has been accepted and finally published on IEEE Xplore. ...
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Should I put my papers which are not written in English on my social-media profile?

Is it OK to put my non English internal conference or journal paper on my social media profiles such as Google Scholar, Academia, Research Gate, etc? and also, should I translate their title and other ...
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If you no longer have your university email address does your Google Scholar Profile become invalid?

Google Scholar requires a university email address for verification. I have not signed up for the service yet. If I leave the university, does my Google Scholar profile become invalid? Or can I still ...
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Is there a smarter way to search for PhD theses for a specific topic?

Google Scholar seems to have the entry for almost every thesis I can find in google.com. However, I do not know how to search specifically for theses alone. For instance, to find a PhD thesis written ...
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Meta-analysis using Google Scholar - are all years equally complete?

Like so many others, I scrape data from Google Scholar as a part of my lit review process, so that I can have a structured data set for meta-analysis of the literature. I noticed that for a couple of ...
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How reliable is GoogleScholar for judging the status of a researcher?

Since GoogleScholar is based on a search engine, it is useful to find the ranks of researchers (of course just by the h-index measure) in a topic or institution. I am conducting a scientometric ...
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Why do citation counts differ between Google Scholar and Semantic Scholar?

I'm using both Semantic Scholar and Google Scholar to keep track of citations to some of my papers. For some papers, I notice that citation counts across these two sites don't match. So, some papers ...
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I publish under a one-word name, which Google Scholar does not index. What can I do?

I publish under a single name (no last name). As Google Scholar does not recognise me as an author I face several issues with citation counts and wrong bibliographic data being available in Google ...
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How can my organisation's published reports get indexed by Google Scholar?

My organisation (i.e. my employer) publishes peer-reviewed research reports in the form of a journal series via its website. The organisation alone publishes the reports and they are not published in ...
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Can you do an AND on Google Scholar alerts?

In Google Scholar, you can create an alert, such as "neural networks", which will inform you any time there is an article related to "neural networks". However, suppose I am interested in neural ...