Questions tagged [google-scholar]

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

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self-publish book in engineering [closed]

A couple of colleagues and I were thinking about publishing a book. I have heard repeatedly that people who go with a traditional publisher don't get any royalties, they transfer the copyrights, and ...
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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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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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Paper recommender system

Does anyone know a tool that gives paper recommendations based on a user defined list of papers? For example, if I've read papers A, B and C, I would like to find all papers related to A, B and C ...
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What algorithm does Google Scholar use to order papers in a search?

When you perform a search on Google Scholar, is there any detailed explanation of how Google orders the results?
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How good is the Google Scholar search Engine? [duplicate]

I've been using Google Scholar search engine for a while in order to find scientific articles for my master thesis, but I've come to notice that the search algorithm is not as good as the real google ...
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How to retrieve number of citations for a list of papers?

I have a long list of papers in a word file and I want to quickly retrieve how often each of them has been cited to get a quick (although of course somewhat rough) idea of which ones are the most ...
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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 ...
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While my elsevier in press article shows up on the journal website, it has not appeared in Google Scholar after a week

While my Elsevier in-press article shows up on the journal website, it has not yet appeared in Google scholar after a week. Is this normal and part of the process? If not, what's wrong with it?
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Can you obtain detailed date information on publications when using Google Scholar?

My question is related to Google Scholar. I know that I can search articles by specified year or year range, but is it possible to obtain detailed dates of publication/indexing in Google Scholar? If ...
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How can I use parentheses in google scholar? [closed]

I want to search for papers with this criteria : the title contains preeclampsia OR the title contains toxemia and the text contains pregnan*. I used this: intitle:preeclampsia OR (intitle:toxemia ...
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How to search for one phrase in the title and a different phrase in the body of the paper in a single Google Scholar search?

Google Scholar is a very good source of knowledge especially with its advanced search, but the options in the advanced search is either search in the title or in the whole paper. How can I search for ...
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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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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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How to find all the articles citing particular two? [duplicate]

It is quite easy given a single article to find all the articles citing it. However, having two or more articles, how do I find all the articles simultaneously citing these?
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An academic who died over 50 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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Why does Google Scholar provide a different number of references when sorting by relevance versus date?

I've noticed that sorting by date, and relevance has different numbers of results. Why is this? Edit: Here is a reproducible example: Here is "foo" sorted by date (15,000 references) https://...
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At how many citations should I make my Google Scholar profile public?

I have recently got another citation, which brought my citation count to three. Even though I am proud of my three citations, others may find it funny or pitiful. So I am having doubts whether I ...
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Do you let Google Scholar index popular science articles, conference abstracts, etc.?

I enjoy that Google finds things I've written that I would never bother to link on my own web page, just because it's nice to have all my writing collected somewhere given I've made the effort. But ...
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Google Scholar: how to exclude some countries from the search?

I use the google scholar alert system which sends me new studies made on a specific saved search. I'm looking for a way to exclude research conducted in some countries (or to only include some ...
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How to get information about new citations in Google Scholar without making profile public

Once per week I check my Google Scholar profile and I can see my citations count is increased. I would like to know, to which papers/works my increase in the number of citations is related to. How can ...
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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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Google Scholar citation missing because of name mismatch?

I am a PhD student and have only a few publications under my belt. I just noticed a Nature paper cited my Master's thesis but it cited my first name as my last and my last first. I am a tad worried ...
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Transferring results of Google Scholar search to My Profile

Searching Google Scholar I find thousands of references, mostly to my poetry, but also to my articles and books. Is there any way of transferring some of these articles, books, and poems to "My ...
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Alternatives to Google Scholar, dblp to measure scientific impact of a research article?

Are there any cross-platform websites to measure scientific impact of any research article? I am aware of dblp, Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Search. Recently, ResearchGate is quite popular. ...
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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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How to export Google Scholar keyword search results to Excel? [closed]

I am looking for a reputable free tool to export results of a keyword search on Google Scholar to Microsoft Word or Excel. I am in the process of assembling a reading list for systematic literature ...
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Why does Google Scholar combine my journal paper with its arXiv version only in my profile? [closed]

I authored a journal paper, of which I've also uploaded a version to arXiv. The title and the content of the two versions are same, only the layout is different. In my Google Scholar Citations profile ...
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Special character from an arXiv paper title displayed incorrectly in Google Scholar

Recently I uploaded a paper to arxiv.org, the title contains the letter (α), I wrote it in latex form $\alpha$ in the website, it recognize it and it is displayed correctly, but when the paper is ...
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How to export the reference list for a given paper using Google Scholar?

Google Scholar allows you to do forward search via cited by - that is, you can get a list of references that cite a given reference. Is there any way to do backward search, i.e. get a list of ...
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Does Google Scholar link to post-print PDFs lodged on academia.edu or ResearchGate?

I'm a big fan of how Google Scholar puts links to full text PDFs of journal articles that are indexed on the internet next to the link the publication page of academic publishers. This means that ...
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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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How do I properly cite the amount of times an article has been cited on Google Scholar?

I wish to properly cite the amount of times a paper has been cited according to Google Scholar. However, I couldn't find a proper answer to this question. The paper in question is: Blei, David M....
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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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What exactly does a citation alert from Google scholar mean?

I have a Google Scholar profile and this morning, I got the following email (anonymised): Scholar Alert: New articles in my profile [CITATION] Here is the paper title [My Name] – The ...
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what does [citation] mean in google scholar search results?

What does [citation] mean in Google scholar search results and why is it not clickable? I know there is also an option to include citations but I am not sure what that means? If something is cited is ...
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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 - how to make English profile name show same citations as Cyrillic alphabet search results?

I am helping an academic client from Russia with his publications in English language and have created a profile for him in Google Scholar. He already has pages and pages of citations when you look ...
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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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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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Tool for obtaining a BibTeX entry from a key, without creating it manually [closed]

I am looking for a tool, where I only need to write something like alessandroni2015bibtex (this very question) to obtain the BibTeX entry, without needing to rewrite it. I am aware that Google ...
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How to get permission from Google to use Google Scholar Data, if needed?

As you maybe aware, Google does not provide any API for Google Scholar product and despite lots of request still there is no interest from Google to provide API for it. So, I am currently working on a ...
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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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Google Scholar: Will having HTML and PDF in different subdirectories lead to incorrect indexing? [closed]

I am trying to get our department's green OA repo at my university's web-site properly indexed by Google Scholar. The PDFs in our repo for a large part legacy scans with no structure. This means that ...
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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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Putting link of full text of paper in Google Scholar

I have several papers in IEEE Xplore. I have uploaded their pre-print versions in academia.edu. But when I search in Google Scholar, I can't find the links of those I uploaded in academia. What ...
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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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How to transfer or delete a Google Scholar profile from my own account?

I accidentally created my advisor's Google scholar profile using my personal Gmail. Now I can't find a way to transfer the profile to him, nor can I delete his profile in my account. Does anyone have ...
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Google Scholar and books

Why does Google Scholar results categorize some books as [BOOK] and some as [CITATION] - what's the difference? In addition, why are there apparently no citations to some well-known books even though ...
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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?