03 October 2007

Publish or Perish

FYI: Found today but not tested:

Publish or Perish - A citation analysis software program, designed to help individual academics to present their case for research impact to its best advantage.

Publish or Perish is a software program that retrieves and analyzes academic citations. It uses Google Scholar to obtain the raw citations, then analyzes these and presents the following statistics:

  • Total number of papers

  • Total number of citations

  • Average number of citations per paper

  • Average number of citations per author

  • Average number of papers per author

  • Average number of citations per year

  • Hirsch's h-index and related parameters

  • Egghe's g-index

  • The contemporary h-index

  • The age-weighted citation rate

  • Two variations of individual h-indices

  • An analysis of the number of authors per paper.

1 comment:

Neil said...

I beta-tested the native Linux version of this app. It's pretty good and the developers are very responsive.