Does number of citations matter?
If you have even 1 citations for a manuscript you are already (almost!) in the top half (top 55.8%). With 10 or more citations, your work is now in the top 24% of the most cited work worldwide; this increased to the top 1.8% as you reach 100 or more citations.
What is considered a highly cited paper?
Highly Cited Papers are papers published in the last 10 years that are receiving the most citations (top 1%) when compared to peer papers (same field, same publication year).
Which is better Scopus or PubMed?
PubMed remains an optimal tool in biomedical electronic research. Scopus covers a wider journal range, of help both in keyword searching and citation analysis, but it is currently limited to recent articles (published after 1995) compared with Web of Science.
Can Google Scholar be trusted?
Only credible, scholarly material is included in Google Scholar, according to the inclusion criteria: “content such as news or magazine articles, book reviews, and editorials is not appropriate for Google Scholar.” Technical reports, conference presentations, and journal articles are included, as are links to Google …
Do you have to pay for Google Scholar?
No. Some are but often the results link to a publisher’s website that asks you for payment to access an article. Don’t pay for articles. Instead, you can set up Google Scholar to connect to FindIt (see above).
How far back does Google Scholar go?
Google Scholar is not comprehensive It goes back in time much less far than some databases (some go back more than one hundred years, like PsycINFO or Engineering Index), and absolutely less far than some printed indexes, so you may miss some classic studies.
How do I become a Google Scholar?
Log on to scholar.google.com and click the “My Profile” link at the top of the page to get your account setup started. On the first screen, add your affiliation information and OU email address, so Google Scholar can confirm your account.