This algorithm reads the list of citations in the Google scholar profile for a given author and returns the citation information in the form of a series of tables for all the queried Google Citation user ID. This algorithm takes in the author’s Google Citation user ID as the input parameter and if the ID matches with a Google scholar profile , It outputs a table with “Title”, “Author”, “Cited by” and “Year” which lists all the citations associated with the queried author.
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This algorithm facilitates direct retrieval of citation information for a given author through Google scholar site for all the citations listed in the Google scholar profile for the given author..
This algorithm can be used to get the citation information associated with a researcher from the Google citation profile.
The algorithm receives the Google Citation user ID as the input parameter and it is used to send the first query to the Google scholar site to retrieve the citation information associated with that author. The algorithm returns a series of tables, one for each unique Google Citation user ID, that contains all the citation information that pertains to that particular author/Google Citation user.
Listed are the steps for using the plug in
- Make sure you are connected to the internet.
- The Google Citation User ID Search Algorithm must be run first, in order to obtain the Google Citation user ID
- Select "Citation User ID" as the input parameter and "|" as the delimiter