Because of this, Google scholar citation counts are much higher than those from competitors like Scopus and Web of Science. That means their citation count may include citations from online undergraduate papers, conference slides, and similar sources.
Go to Google Scholar and click on 'My citations' Follow the instructions, adding your affiliation information and your University email address. Adapted under a CC-BY 4.0 license from the The 30-Day Impact Challenge: The Ultimate Guide to Raising the Profile of Your Research eBook published by Impactstory.org and authored by Stacy Konkiel.

It also makes Google Scholar’s citation counts quite susceptible to gaming techniques like using fake publications to fraudulently raise the numbers. Sign in with your IUB email account (Exa mple 2 Steps of creating a public profile on Google Scholar: 1.
Head to scholar.google.com  and click the “My Profile” link at the top of the page to get your account setup started. Some funders and publishers are also beginning to require ORCID iDs for new submissions.

It doesn’t find all of your publications, all of the time, and connectable third-party services like Scopus don’t always, either. In today’s challenge, we’re going to get you to use Google Scholar, so you can up your scholarly SEO (search engine optimization, aka “googleability”), more easily share your publications with new readers, and discover new citations to your work. Luckily, some smart people have been working to make name disambiguation easy. You have completed Day 1 of the 5-Day Challenge! This site contains the activities and instructions for the 2017 5-Day Impact Challenge. ORCID was founded in 2012 as a non-profit organization comprised of publishers, funders, and institutions like Nature Publishing Group, Wellcome Trust, and Cornell University. Setting up your ORCID profile will help you claim your correct, complete publication record. You've made great progress and we're only on Day 1! You can follow these step-by-step instructions if you need a hand (in particular, don't forget Step 3: Make your profile public! Congratulations! Go to Google Scholar and click on ‘My citations’ Follow the instructions; add your affiliation information and your University email address. Go to www.scholar.google.com by using your internet browser. Because of this, Google scholar citation counts are, Additionally, Google Scholar is something of an information silo. For Day 1, we have something familiar and something maybe not so familiar. Either option can be quite tedious, and Google's siloed approach to platform-building definitely contributes to researchers’ profile fatigue. You'll need a Google account before you can begin - use your existing account or create one. How are others supposed to know if they’ve found the right you? This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Google Scholar Registration – The aim of this article is to guide you on how to create a Google Scholar profile, but I will also throw in some tips on how to improve your search on Google Scholar. That can be a good thing. Step 1: Create your basic profile Log on to scholar.google.com and click the “My Citations” link at the top of the page to get your account setup started. Fill all details on the form. Sign in your Google account with your email ID (Must be Gmail ID) Step-2. You cannot edit incorrect entries, automatically detect and remove duplicates, or export your profile information in BibTeX, JSON-LD, or other researcher-friendly formats. On the first screen, add your affiliation information and university email address, so Google Scholar can confirm your account. How to set up a Google Scholar account . 2. Or you might have changed your name at some point during your career. Creating a Google Scholar Profile offers several benefits: Collect your work in one place for other researchers to find, Track citations of your work automatically, Show up as the first result in searches for your name, Allow users to "Follow" you and receive notifications of your new publications.

Over 1 million researchers have ORCID IDs so far, and the number continues to grow. There’s a lot of potential for confusion and mistaken identities in scholarly publishing. There are several reasons to sign up for an ORCID identifier, even if you've also created a Google Scholar Profile: In addition to providing a academic search platform, Google Scholar allows you to showcase your papers and the citations they’ve received.

3. Day 1: Create a Google Scholar Profile and/or ORCID account, Day 3: Increase your reach through Open Access, Differentiate yourself from other researchers with the same or similar names, Collect works published under different names, Provide your ORCID iD to funders and publishers when required, In addition to providing a academic search platform, Google Scholar allows you to showcase your papers and the citations they’ve received.

ORCID iDs are permanent identifiers for researchers. But it can also be argued that it’s "inflating" citation counts. The, Google Scholar counts citations from pretty much anywhere they can find them.