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Author Profiles: Google Scholar

Google Scholar Citations

Google Scholar Citations provides a simple way for authors to keep track of citations to their articles, you can:

  • Choose to have your list of articles updated by Google Scholar automatically.
  • Add one article or groups of related articles in one search.
  • Check who is citing your publications.
  • Graph citations over time.
  • Compute several citation metrics. Your citation metrics are computed and updated automatically as Google Scholar finds new citations to your work on the web.
  • Make your profile public, so that it may appear in Google Scholar results when people search for your name.

Create Google Scholar Profile

1. Create / use a Gmail account and sign in to Google.

2. Go to Google Scholar. Make sure that you are signed in.

3. Click on My Citations at the top.  You will be prompted to create your Google Scholar Citations account.

4. Add the works that have been found by Google to your profile.

5. Add other works manually.

6.  If you have a common name, select "Don't automatically update my profile." Otherwise, works by other authors with the same name may be added to your profile.

Sample Profile