# How h-index is calculated in Google Scholar?

## How h-index is calculated in Google Scholar?

The h-index can be calculated automatically in Web of Science and Scopus or manually in other databases that provide citation information (e.g. SciFinder, PsychINFO, Google Scholar). The index is based on a list of publications ranked in descending order by the number of citations these publications received.

**How do you calculate h-index in citations?**

The h-index is calculated by counting the number of publications for which an author has been cited by other authors at least that same number of times. For instance, an h-index of 17 means that the scientist has published at least 17 papers that have each been cited at least 17 times.

### Does Google Scholar provide h-index?

Google Scholar can automatically calculate your h-index, you just need to set up a profile first. By default, Google Scholar profiles are public – allowing others to find you and see your publications and h-index.

**What is a good h-index for citations?**

What is a Good h-Index? Hirsch reckons that after 20 years of research, an h-index of 20 is good, 40 is outstanding, and 60 is truly exceptional. In his paper, Hirsch shows that successful scientists do, indeed, have high h-indices: 84% of Nobel prize winners in physics, for example, had an h-index of at least 30.

#### What is the h-index in Google Scholar?

The h-index of a publication is the largest number h such that at least h articles in that publication were cited at least h times each. For example, a publication with five articles cited by, respectively, 17, 9, 6, 3, and 2, has the h-index of 3.

**How do I increase h-index in Google Scholar?**

Boosting Your H-Index

- Collaborate with more mature researchers. Research has shown that papers with famous first authors get more citations.
- Choose your journal carefully.
- Publish Open Access.
- Think about your audience.
- Network, network, network.
- Work on your writing.
- Show up on social media.

## What is Citation Index example?

A citation index is a kind of bibliographic index, an index of citations between publications, allowing the user to easily establish which later documents cite which earlier documents. Legal citation indexes are found in the 18th century and were made popular by citators such as Shepard’s Citations (1873).

**How is i10 calculated?**

i10-Index = the number of publications with at least 10 citations. This very simple measure is only used by Google Scholar, and is another way to help gauge the productivity of a scholar.

### What is an h-index score?

The h index is a metric for evaluating the cumulative impact of an author’s scholarly output and performance; measures quantity with quality by comparing publications to citations. The h index corrects for the disproportionate weight of highly cited publications or publications that have not yet been cited.

**How can be calculated h-index?**

List all your published articles in a table.

#### How is the h-index calculated?

The h-index is calculated based on two bits of information: the total number of papers published (Np) and the number of citations (Nc) for each paper. It is defined by how many h of a researcherâ€™s publications (Np) have at least h citations each.

**How to calculate my h-index with Scopus?**

How to find h-index in Scopus Choose the author search tab Write the author’s last name and the first letter in the first name in different fields Pick the right person from the author list Tip! Sometimes there may be more than one entry for the same author. The h-index for the person appears in the author data.

## How can I calculate the h index of a researcher manually?

A researcher’s h-index can be calculated manually by locating citation counts for all published papers and ranking them numerically by the number of times cited.