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Research Impact: Step-by-step: Google Scholar

Research impact, publishing for impact, research communication tools.

Use Google Scholar?

  • Wider range of sources (especially conferences, technical reports and eprints)
  • Good for non-journal based disciplines because of winder coverage
  • Harder to create a reliable H-index because the content is very fluid
  • Less accurate than Web of Science or Scopus, and double counting of duplicate records is common
  • Freely available

Other tools that use Google Scholar

Google Citations & Public Author Profile

Anyone searching Google Scholar can find your profile and see a full list of your papers

1. Create a public Author Profle in Google Scholar Citations

2. Claim your papers

3. Group any duplicate papers

4. Your h-index will be automatically calculated