What paper has most citations?
The most cited work in history, for example, is a 1951 paper2 describing an assay to determine the amount of protein in a solution. It has now gathered more than 305,000 citations a recognition that always puzzled its lead author, the late US biochemist Oliver Lowry.
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 a good citation score?
Hirsch reckons that after 20 years of research, an h index of 20 is good, 40 is outstanding, and 60 is truly exceptional. The advantage of the h-index is that it combines productivity (i.e., number of papers produced) and impact (number of citations) in a single number.
How many citations is good for a professor?
Based on the job postings I have observed, most faculty positions require between 2 and 4 publications within the past five years (relative to the date of application).
How do I check my citations?
Find Your H-IndexEnter the name of the author in the top search box (e.g. Smith JT). Select Author from the drop-down menu on the right. Click on Search.Click on Citation Report on the right hand corner of the results page. The H-index is on the right of the screen.
Should a research paper have a lot of citations?
You should cite just about enough sources that are required for your paper. The number of references you will use depends on how much literature exists on the topic. It also depends on the article type: a review article is likely to have a lot more references.
How many papers are never cited?
“90% of papers published in academic journals are never cited.” This damning statistic from a 2007 overview of citation analysis recently darted about cyberspace. A similar statistic had made the rounds in 2010 but that time it was about 60% of social and natural science articles that were said to be uncited.
How often are Google Scholar Citations updated?
TL;DR: every other day. Read on for details. Many scientists use Google Scholar to find papers, get alerts about new work, and —if they have a profile— display a publication list which tracks citations.
Why do Google Scholar Citations go down?
Google scholar will drop citations obtained from articles whose hosting websites no longer exist, and sometimes will remove erratic self-citation. Also, some authors do not use consistent name formats, which means a citation that belongs to another author might be attributed to you.
How do I add citations to Google Scholar?
If you use Google Scholar, you can get citations for articles in the search result list. Copy and paste a formatted citation (APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA, or Vancouver) or use one of the links to import into your bibliography management tool. Click on the Cite link next to your item. Select your citation style.