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 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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Changing links in Google Scholar Profile

I'm sorry if this has a very obvious answer, but I've looked around and haven't been able to find one. I set up my GoogleScholar Profile and added my publications to it without a problem. So far, so ...
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New name of a paper doesn't show up in Google [duplicate]

Around one month ago I changed the name of one paper of mine on ArXiv. I noticed that on google scholar it still appear with the old name and that if I search on google with the new name it does not ...
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How to correct the missing citation counts/citing References in the Google Scholar?

How could we correct the missing citation counts and the missing citing References in the Google Scholar suppose you have a Google Scholar profile? For example, I find that other resources such as ...
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How can I add a DOI or link to my article on Google Scholar?

My article was published in a very mainstream and widely-read journal several months ago and has been available online since then, but I cannot find it on Google Scholar. I tried adding the article ...
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How to deliver google scholar alerts at specific time

I get google scholar alerts at all times of the day. This irritates me because it comes up as an email, I dont have time to read it, and then I forget about it. My only reading time is Friday ...
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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 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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Should conference abstracts be included in profiles on sites like ResearchGate and Google Scholar?

I think it depends on the field. in physics i don't see it as much, whereas in life sciences it is quite popular. Is it cluttering the profile of a postdoc applicant (let's say in biophysics)?
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Searching for papers from a specific conference

Is there a way to search, using Google Scholar or another tool, for all papers that appeared in a certain conference? For example, I would like to find all papers that appeared in the recent "EC 17" ...
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How can I import my BibTeX file to my Google Scholar Library?

I have a large library of articles in CiteULike, but recently it does not work very well, so I would like to move to using the Google Scholar library. I exported my CiteULike library to a BibTeX file. ...
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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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Google Scholar Citation

How does Google Scholar generate the citation information of articles? (in different styles like MLS,APA,etc). Do authors have to enter it themselves? Asking because I want to know how authentic this ...
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Citation of an article is not reflected in Google Scholar database

Some of my published articles have been cited by an article published in March 2017. But surprisingly citation to my articles is are not being shown in Google Scholar. What could be the reason? Where ...
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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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Too many co-authors on google scholar [closed]

Google scholar keeps a listing of my co-authors. Today, a new co-author was suggested by email. When I clicked "Add co-author", the reaction of google scholar was "Too many co-authors". Is this is ...
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How to ensure my papers are indexed by Google Scholar [closed]

I have some papers published in some journals in India, but Google Scholar does not index those journals. What approach can I take to get these papers indexed by Google Scholar? I tried uploading ...
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Is it beneficial to prefer keywords complementary to words in the title?

This was some advice given by an editor in a writing course: If there is a limit to the number of keywords, don’t use terms already used in the title. Rather, use terms that are complementary, ...
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How to get the PDF of a hard-to-find paper? [closed]

I'm finding this paper: Adobe Camera Model. It's the second result in Google Scholar: the result of Google Scholar That's it, without any linkings. And I searched Tech. rep., Adobe, Adobe Technical ...
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Why is my published article seemingly not indexed by Google or Google Scholar?

I am a Masters student, in the Faculty of Science in Canada. I have a question to ask regarding literature review. I am doing a bit of studying to find protocols for my experiment (where I hope to ...
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Why arXiv version disappeared from Google Scholar profile once journal version published

Based on a question I asked previously Uploading a revised version of published journal article on arXiv I uploaded a new version on arXiv which included minor corrections and enhancement to published ...
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My publications listed on other author (highly similar name) publication list

I am an early stage researcher (just progressed into my first postdoc) and I have made some effort to keep my online presence (e.g. Google Scholar) correct and up to date. I have recently noticed that ...
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How does Google Search know which paper you have cited?

Pick a random paper using Google Search, for instance Click on the Cited By link, and you will see: a list of writings, ranging from thesis, conference paper, arXiv paper, etc. etc.... published on ...
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How to remove citations from Google Scholar profile?

As the number of citations to some of my articles recently increased, I took a look to see who cites me among the articles listed on Google Scholar. To my surprise I found that I was cited in a ...
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Existing publication in Google Scholar profile vanished

During January 2017 I noticed that one of my publications from 2000 that had a significant number of citations had disappeared from my Google Scholar publication list. I re-entered the missing ...
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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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Will the asterisk (*) next to merged articles in my Google Scholar profile disappear?

After merging two articles in my Google Scholar profile, an asterisk (*) shows up on the profile next to the merged items. Will it disappear after a while, or will it remain forever?
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What to do when your name appears second instead of first?

As a Research Associate I wrote a paper which was published with my professor line manager as second author (even though he didn't work on the paper). I did the research, I wrote the paper, yet his ...
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Accessing a Google Scholar profile when I do not remember the e-mail account I used to create it

I have a scholar profile, but I do not remember the Gmail account with which I created it. Therefore, I cannot add publications to or correct errors in the profile. I have created another account with ...
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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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My dissertation is linked to arXiv but its citations are not found in Google Scholar! [duplicate]

My dissertation has been cited in a few good journals, which Google Scholar indexes. I have added my dissertation to Google Scholar and Google Scholar has even linked it to the arXiv version of my ...
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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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Database location for a paper to be indexed by google scholar

In some fields like architecture and design, repositories are setup for collecting the conference proceedings in one location. Unfortunately these repositories are not always parsed well by google ...
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How to search in Google Scholar within a particular conference?

Using Google's search operators, guide, we can restrict our search to that of a particular web domain, eg: site:twitter.com Paul Daniels Within Google Scholar, can we perform a similar in nature ...
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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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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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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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How to increase the number of authors followed in Google Scholar?

I have created alerts in google scholar (one alert per researcher). The number of authors I can follow is limited (to 200) and thus I am not able to add more authors. Is it possible follow more ...
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Search for certain keywords in all articles which cite a given article

I would like to search for certain keywords in all articles which cite a given article. Is this possible? For example using google scholar somehow? I am new here. Please forgive me if this question ...
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Are citations in PhD theses indexed by Google Scholar?

I've recently seen a few PhD theses that cite work by our lab, but these citations don't seem to be included in Google Scholar despite the fact that the theses themselves are listed as a publication ...
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How can I let google scholar find conference name of an arXiv paper?

I uploaded a paper to arXiv, and google scholar made its index. The paper is then accepted for a conference, but the website of the conference does not have any link to the pdf of the paper. The ...
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Can I ever know if my question has been answered before?

I am working on a project that is very interesting to me, but I am unsure about whether the research question has been asked before. What is the best way to find out if my research question has ...
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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 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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Which google scholar citation format is IEEE standard?

When I want to use formatted citation from google sholar it;s show 5 option to copy. Which one is IEEE standard? I add an image for clear my question.
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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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How I add a co-author to my Google Scholar profile?

I have co-authored some publications with an author who has a Google Scholar profile, but I see no way of adding him to my profile as a co-author. How I add a co-author to my Google Scholar profile?
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Why might only some papers from a conference be included in Google Scholar?

Why some publications are not included in Google Scholar, while some are, for the same conference? For example, there are a number of papers on Black Hat: https://www.blackhat.com/docs/us-15/...
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Would citations in blogs, public materials, arXiv and magazines increase citation count for the author?

It is known that references from peer reviewed articles and public domain technical reports can increase the citation counts in Scopus and Google scholar. But does this apply to the works cited in the ...
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Is there a setting to prevent Google Scholar from only showing the best matching result?

Often, when searching Google Scholar, I get a single result with a bit of text "Showing the best result for this search. See all results" and I have to click on that hyperlink at the end to actually ...