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Research metrics and publishing: Key tools: Google Scholar

Google Scholar

GOOGLE SCHOLAR                              

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Harzing Publish or Perish

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Selected metrics
  • h-index (Author)
  • sum of citations
  • citations per publication
  • h-index
  • average citations per paper
  • citations per author
  • papers per author
Coverage & features
  • Journals, theses, books, abstracts, court opinions, grey literature (total content coverage unclear)
  • Citation counts will always be higher as they are counted not only for articles but also theses, syllabus, reference lists, Table of Contents etc.
  • Provides more complex author analysis, data based on Google scholar citations, and Microsoft Academic.
  • Can also import Scopus and Web of Science citation data if subscribed. 
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