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 to enhance my use of Google Scholar? [closed]

I would like to enhance my use of Google Scholar. Specifically, I am looking for functionalities I do not know whether they exist. Is it possible to "follow" a specific paper? I would like ...
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How much time Google Scholar take (generally) to index an arXiv document? [closed]

recently I have arXived a manuscript of mine but it is not indexed by google scholar and around 64 hrs have passed. Is there anything else I have to do in order to get indexed by google scholar or ...
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Change title of the manuscript in arXiv

I have written a paper and posted that in arXiv. The paper is cited once and I have cited roughly 40 manuscripts in my paper. I am now thinking that the title of my paper is not fully representing ...
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How do you change the author link of an article on Google scholar?

In my list of article suggestions on google scholar, I can click on the name of an author, and I am link to the page of someone having the same name as the author but on another topic. The true author ...
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How can I delete an article listed on my Google Scholar page that was not written by me?

On top of my Google Scholar page an article appears that was not written by me (increases my citations quite a bit, but I feel it reflects badly on me). For whatever reason, the article doesn't appear ...
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Finding google scholar page of a journal

Some journals have a google scholar page where you can see how many of their published articles got cited and their h-index. Example: Scholar page of Advanced Journal of Science and Engineering How is ...
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Google Scholar Profiles by Country [duplicate]

In scholar we can list our fields of interest. Whenever you click them, scholar shows the most cited researchers in that field like this. Is there a way to sort google scholar profiles by country, in ...
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How can I get a list with all papers that cites one person's papers in the last month?

I want to know which papers cite papers of author X in the last 30 days or 60 days. Is such a query possible? I don't know any provider that supports that kind of view on authors' citations. I can use ...
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Can I trust web of science citation reports?

In viewing authors profile to try to assess their impact I notice that H-index is quite different in Google Scholar and Web of Science (citation report). In Web of Science there is also a search for ...
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Is it possible for a scientific article to lose citations?

I have just noticed something very weird, some months ago, I was looking in google scholar an article of Irving Langmuir called "The Vapor Pressure of Metallic Tungsten", it had 761 ...
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DBLP-like resources for disciplines other than CS [closed]

dblp.org is a free resource that lists papers from conferences and journals (including online venues like arxiv) in CS. It also generates pages for the authors which have a publication in these venues ...
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How should I fix the problem of two part surname taken as middle name by google scholar?

I recently published my first paper in a conference proceedings (CogSci2020). Before submitting I was struggling how to give my name. My name is: First: [Alireza] Last: [Mahmoudi Kamelabad] The two ...
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author name conventions: how to prevent misindexing? [closed]

Fact: Papers/preprints' indexing systems (e.g., arXiv, Scholar, Scopus, WOS, ProjectEuclid, etc.) systematically misindex and/or incorrectly display author names that do not correspond to the most ...
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Is there an online engine like Google Scholar which allows me to sort the papers by citation count?

I could not find a way of sorting the list of relevant publications on Google Scholar on the number of citations. It would help a lot as I prefer to start reading well-cited references before moving ...
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Is there a way to finding an author's H-index on Google Scholar if they have not created a profile?

There are quite a few professors at my school that do not have a Google Scholar profile at all. I may search them in Google Scholar's search engine and hope their most recent papers come up, but I am ...
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Where do I find full citations for articles cited by author(s) and date/year only?

I am reading an advanced physics book which cites articles using only the name of author and the date of publication. Google scholar most often does not find such articles despite using Advanced ...
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How to add ResearchGate preprints manually to google scholar?

Is there any way of adding my ResearchGate preprints manually on Google Scholar? If no, will Google Scholar automatically add it to my scholar profile? Can other authors cite my ResearchGate preprints?...
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Google Scholar Syntax quirks: results depend on order of search strings [closed]

I am working on a systematic literature review and noticed something quite disturbing since I want to base my work on Google Scholar results: The number and actual results returned by Google Scholar ...
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Google scholar changes my profile into non English language, how to fix this? [closed]

Hi Google Scholar changes my profile into Thai language, how do I change it back? My Google account language is English. I contacted Google several times but never got any response: Google seems don't ...
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Sharing google scholar library

I'd like to share my google scholar library with some of my colleagues though wasn't able to find any relevant information online. Is it possible?
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My student published a preprint of our published paper without me as an author

One of my former students uploaded without my name a paper we just published in a top physics journal. The fraudulent paper is now appearing on the Google Scholar search results below the original ...
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Google Scholar: Citations appear on co-authors' accounts but not on mine

Problem: I have several papers published all of which are picked up by Google Scholar. There's one particular paper that shows no citations, however, this is wrong. How do I know? The same paper ...
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My recent paper on arxiv does not appear in my google scholar account?

I posted a paper on arXiv recently. But it doesn't appear on my Google scholar account. Although it has appeared on the Google scholar accounts of my co-authors. How can I link my Google scholar ...
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Peer reviewed article not picked up by Google scholar [duplicate]

I've recently published an article in a fairly well respected journal in the Netherlands but it is not being picked up by google scholar's index. The journal is not a 'predatory journal' and 3 of the ...
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Export Zotero library into Google Scholar

I am trying to find a way to synch the collection of papers I have in Zotero to my Google Scholar library. Ideally the synch would be bidirectional, but I undestand that is probably not feasible at ...
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When are authors on publications in Google Scholar clickable

Whenever one searches for publications on Google Scholar, some of the authors of some publications are clickable (underlined / hyperlinked), but others aren't. What determines this behavior? Is there ...
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How to get notified when a specific paper is cited

I cannot find anymore the option to get notified with an alert on google scholar when a specific paper gets cited. I am sure I could set up this a while ago because if I go in my profile I can see ...
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Searching for collaborators in a specific university

My university has signed a cooperation agreement with a different university overseas, and we are encouraged to find potential collaborators in that university. I looked at the university's website, ...
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Include year range in the Google Scholar query

Can I include the year range search criteria in the query itself? For example, if I want to search for a few words that an author published on the specific conference, I would form the query this way:...
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Export Google Scholar search for fine-grained analysis

Problem I recently started to survey an algorithm described in a paper. I would like to include some variants of this algorithm in my survey. One natural choice is to use "cited by" feature ...
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Why are some highly-cited papers shown by Google Scholar arXiv preprints?

I found some papers somewhat related to my work, and, on Google Scholar, the citations are for the arXiv preprint, not a journal version of the paper. Why is this? The citations are in the thousands, ...
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Google Scholar has indexed the arXiv version and publisher version of my paper - but lists arXiv over the publisher. How to fix this?

I published a paper in Nature. (Not really, but just an example.) I put the preprint of the article up on arXiv. Now on Google Scholar it shows: A definitive proof that P=NP when N=1 R Dodecahedron ...
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How does Google Scholar rank search results?

I am attempting to identify how Google Scholar chooses which publications to rank highly in search results. I'm aware that Google Scholar uses metadata from academic websites, but therein my ...
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My article that was cited in a book does not appear on google scholar

The name of my article is Hominin interbreeding and the evolution of human variation and it is referenced in the book "Ingenious: The Unintended Cost of Human Innovation" But this does not appear on ...
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Changed jobs. Email from last job is now dead and that is log in for my google scholar

I have changed jobs. My email from my last job is now dead and that is log in for my google scholar account. How do I get round this?
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Is it reasonable to ask candidates to create a profile on Google Scholar?

I was in the evaluation committee for the adjunct lecturers this year, and it was a complete nightmare. There were over thirty candidates and many of them didn't have an account on Google Scholar, ...
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Is there a search engine to show citing articles' extracts

Sometimes we need to see what other researchers say about a specific article. Usually, I check citing articles manually then search for my specific articles in their references. Is there a search ...
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Is there a way to search for papers such that the data used are also published on google scholar?

I am trying to search for papers such that the data used in that paper are also published. This is because sometimes I really enjoy replicating a paper and it is somehow hard to ask the author to give ...
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Who cites whom most often [duplicate]

How can I find out which authors cite a certain author X most often? This question is different from Influence of author on other authors because here I ask about the number of citations (a very ...
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Widening the Search-ability of a Journal's Articles

I manage a peer-reviewed and open-access publishing journal for academic research. At the moment, the articles are not viewable in google searches. If someone wants to access the articles, they must ...
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Is it possible to automatically obtain cited-by lists?

In google scholar, it is easily possible to obtain a list of articles that cite a specific article. Web of science and scopus also offer this feature, if you manually enter the article identifiers (e....
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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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How best to increase the reach of conference proceedings / papers?

I am helping to organise a conference which has been running for a number of years. Conference papers are peer-reviewed by a well-respected review committee and the conference has a good reputation ...
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Google scholar change main version of paper?

I have an article on google scholar that was published with an open source journal and also put on arxiv, however google merged these two and sees the arxiv version as the main one and therefore ...
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Does Google Scholar limit the length of its search terms?

On researchgate, I found the following paper that describes the application of a systematic mapping. I was curious whether the describe search term could be also found using Google Scholar. The ...
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What is the most effective and efficient method of searching multiple journals for multiple keywords?

My goal is to find articles related to invasive species management on a monthly basis. I have a list of species for my region (i.e keywords) and a list of journals. Although I enjoy combing through ...
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How to search for articles citing a certain combination of papers? [duplicate]

It is often the case that the proposal of a specific idea or approach to a problem (or whole field of research) triggers a sequel of papers discussing and extending this idea. In this sequel there ...
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Is there a way to search specifically for literature reviews which have been written by others on a certain topic? [duplicate]

Is there a way to search specifically for literature reviews which have been written by others on a certain topic? I’d like the search to either return literature reviews on their own or contained ...
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How can I share my Google Scholar profile with selected people only?

In Google Scholar under the section: My profile > Pencil symbol > Make my profile public I have unchecked the option. This has made my Google Scholar profile private. Now I want the ability to ...
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My paper is not shown in my Google Scholar profile [duplicate]

It has been a month since my paper was accepted and published. The paper is not yet assigned to any issue in the journal, but it is published and available via springer.com. The paper is in the Google ...