David Adams

Web master of Harzing.com and developer of the Publish or Perish software, among other things. He holds BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering, a PhD in Operations Research, and likes to watch academic life from a safe distance.

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87 pages and blog posts

Web of Science sign in
David Adams - updated Tue 11 Dec 2018 17:27
Information about signing in to a Web of Science session

What's new in Publish or Perish
David Adams - updated Mon 3 Dec 2018 10:03
Overview of changes and releases notes for the Publish or Perish software

Publish or Perish on GNU/Linux
David Adams - updated Mon 3 Dec 2018 10:02
Detailed instructions on how to download and install Publish or Perish on GNU/Linux

Publish or Perish on OS X, using CrossOver Mac 9.x or earlier
David Adams - updated Mon 3 Dec 2018 10:02
Detailed instructions on how to download and install PoP for OS X using CrossOver Mac 9.x or earlier

Publish or Perish on OS X
David Adams - updated Mon 3 Dec 2018 10:02
Detailed instructions on how to download and install Publish or Perish for OS X (Mac)

Publish or Perish on Microsoft Windows
David Adams - updated Mon 3 Dec 2018 10:01
Detailed instructions on how to download and install Publish or Perish for Windows

Dialog boxes
David Adams - updated Wed 14 Nov 2018 09:28
Overview of the Publish or Perish dialog boxes

Operation in Progress
David Adams - updated Wed 14 Nov 2018 09:28
Information about the progress dialog box shown while an operation is in progress

ERROR_QUERYEXEC
David Adams - updated Sun 11 Nov 2018 14:55
Error message

Frequently asked questions
David Adams - updated Sun 11 Nov 2018 14:50
Frequently asked questions about the Publish or Perish software

QUERY_CLEARCACHE
David Adams - updated Thu 1 Nov 2018 11:54
Confirmational message

Data sources
David Adams - updated Wed 31 Oct 2018 17:00
Overview of the data sources used by the Publish or Perish software

Publish or Perish version 5
David Adams - updated Wed 31 Oct 2018 09:39
Introduces Publish or Perish release 5 and gives a historic overview of its development

Publish or Perish 6/7 Manual
David Adams - updated Wed 31 Oct 2018 09:39
User manual for Publish or Perish software

System requirements
David Adams - updated Wed 31 Oct 2018 09:38
System requirements for the Publish or Perish software

Select Google Scholar Profile
David Adams - updated Wed 31 Oct 2018 09:34
Information about the selection of matching Google Scholar Profiles

Preferences: Web of Science
David Adams - updated Thu 25 Oct 2018 20:24
Preference settings for the Web of Science data source

Preferences: Scopus
David Adams - updated Thu 25 Oct 2018 20:23
Preference settings for the Scopus data source

Preferences: Microsoft Academic
David Adams - updated Thu 25 Oct 2018 20:23
Preference settings for the Microsoft Academic data source

Preferences: Google Scholar Profile
David Adams - updated Thu 25 Oct 2018 20:23
Preference settings for the Google Scholar Profile data source

Preferences: Google Scholar
David Adams - updated Thu 25 Oct 2018 20:23
Preference settings for the Google Scholar data source

Preferences: Crossref
David Adams - updated Thu 25 Oct 2018 20:23
Preference settings for the Crossref data source

Microsoft Academic subscription key
David Adams - updated Tue 16 Oct 2018 15:56
Information about obtaining and entering a Microsoft Academic subscription key

Commands
David Adams - updated Tue 16 Oct 2018 15:43
Overview of the available Publish or Perish commands

Microsoft Academic
David Adams - updated Sun 12 Aug 2018 14:08
Information about Microsoft Academic queries

Scopus
David Adams - updated Sat 11 Aug 2018 15:15
Information about Scopus queries

Support Publish or Perish development
David Adams - updated Thu 9 Aug 2018 10:55
Support Publish or Perish development

Google Scholar Profile
David Adams - updated Mon 7 May 2018 14:06
Information about Google Scholar Profile queries

ERROR_WOSLOGIN
David Adams - updated Mon 23 Apr 2018 15:14
Error message

No query selected
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Apr 2018 18:35
Placeholder dialog box when no query is selected

Exporting your data
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Apr 2018 18:32
Information about the data export formats supported by Publish or Perish

Results list
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Apr 2018 18:31
How to use the query results list in Publish or Perish

Web of Science
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Apr 2018 18:28
Information about Web of Science queries

Crossref
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Apr 2018 18:27
Information about Crossref queries

Imported data formats
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Apr 2018 18:27
Information about the external data formats that Publish or Perish can import

Imported external data
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Apr 2018 18:26
Information about importing external data

Google Scholar citing references
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Apr 2018 18:26
Information about Google Scholar citing reference queries

Preferences: Results
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Apr 2018 18:24
Preference settings for the presentation of query results

Google Scholar
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Apr 2018 18:18
Information about Google Scholar queries

Scopus API key
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Apr 2018 18:16
Information about obtaining and entering a Scopus API key

Credits
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Apr 2018 18:13
Credits and copyright information for the Publish or Perish software

About Publish or Perish
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Apr 2018 18:12
Introduction to the Publish or Perish software

Preferences: General
David Adams - updated Wed 7 Feb 2018 21:05
General preference settings for the Publish or Perish software

Publish or Perish on OS X, using MacPorts
David Adams - updated Mon 13 Nov 2017 14:13
Detailed instructions on how to download and install PoP for OS X using MacPorts Wine

WARN_MAXRESULTS
David Adams - updated Mon 30 Oct 2017 10:47
Warning message

Publish or Perish on OS X, using CrossOver Mac 10.x or later
David Adams - updated Sat 28 Oct 2017 12:16
Detailed instructions on how to download and install PoP for OS X using CrossOver Mac 10.x or later

ERROR_WOSSESSION
David Adams - updated Mon 23 Oct 2017 13:42
Error message

Messages
David Adams - updated Mon 23 Oct 2017 13:28
Overview of the messages produced by the Publish or Perish software

ERROR_WOSEXPANDED
David Adams - updated Mon 23 Oct 2017 13:25
Error message

Use cases
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Oct 2017 18:22
Discussion of common use cases for the Publish or Perish software

Using Publish or Perish
David Adams - updated Thu 19 Oct 2017 16:40
How to use the Publish or Perish software

Full Query Report
David Adams - updated Thu 5 Oct 2017 19:37
Information about creating a full query report

Queries list
David Adams - updated Thu 5 Oct 2017 18:37
How to use the queries list

Data provider information
David Adams - updated Thu 5 Oct 2017 15:50
Information about the selected data provider

User-Agent string syntax
David Adams - updated Thu 5 Oct 2017 15:30
Describes the formatting option for User-Agent strings used by Publish or Perish

Folder tree
David Adams - updated Thu 5 Oct 2017 14:21
How to use the queries folder tree

Metrics
David Adams - updated Wed 4 Oct 2017 21:15
Information about the citation metrics calculated by Publish or Perish

Publish or Perish survey
David Adams - updated Wed 4 Oct 2017 18:31
Explains why we conduct an online survey about Publish or Perish

Reference guide
David Adams - updated Wed 4 Oct 2017 18:29
Reference information for the Publish or Perish software

Publish or Perish on OS X, using PlayOnMac
David Adams - updated Sun 12 Mar 2017 16:13
Detailed instructions on how to download and install PoP for OS X using PlayOnMac Wine

Archiving your data
David Adams - updated Fri 30 Dec 2016 14:51
How to archive your Publish or Perish data

Query in progress
David Adams - updated Thu 29 Dec 2016 15:00
Information about the progress dialog box shown while a query is in progress

Publish or Perish donation
David Adams - updated Thu 29 Dec 2016 11:42
Explains the reasons for Publish or Perish donations

No help available
David Adams - updated Wed 28 Dec 2016 10:43
Placeholder page for missing help content

WARN_RATERED
David Adams - updated Wed 28 Dec 2016 10:40
Warning message

WARN_RATEYELLOW
David Adams - updated Wed 28 Dec 2016 10:40
Warning message

WARN_MAS2KEY
David Adams - updated Wed 28 Dec 2016 10:37
Warning message

ERROR_SAVEQUERIES3
David Adams - updated Wed 28 Dec 2016 10:30
Error message

ERROR_SAVEQUERIES2
David Adams - updated Wed 28 Dec 2016 10:28
Error message

ERROR_INVALIDPARAMS
David Adams - updated Wed 28 Dec 2016 10:21
Error message

ERROR_IMPORTDATA
David Adams - updated Wed 28 Dec 2016 10:17
Error message

Query results
David Adams - updated Fri 23 Dec 2016 16:33
Overview of the results returned by the Publish or Perish software

QUERY_UPDATECHECK
David Adams - updated Wed 21 Dec 2016 16:51
Confirmational message

QUERY_UPDATE
David Adams - updated Wed 21 Dec 2016 16:50
Confirmational message

QUERY_LOADTEMPINSTEAD
David Adams - updated Wed 21 Dec 2016 16:50
Confirmational message

QUERY_DELETE_MULTI
David Adams - updated Wed 21 Dec 2016 16:49
Confirmational message

QUERY_DELETE
David Adams - updated Wed 21 Dec 2016 16:49
Conformational message

INFO_UPDATED
David Adams - updated Wed 21 Dec 2016 16:48
Informational message

INFO_NOUPDATE
David Adams - updated Wed 21 Dec 2016 16:47
Informational message

ERROR_UPDATE
David Adams - updated Wed 21 Dec 2016 16:47
Error message

ERROR_SAVEQUERIES
David Adams - updated Wed 21 Dec 2016 16:45
Error message

ERROR_REPORTERROR
David Adams - updated Wed 21 Dec 2016 16:44
Error message

ERROR_LOADQUERIES
David Adams - updated Wed 21 Dec 2016 16:43
Error message

ERROR_LOADIMPORT
David Adams - updated Wed 21 Dec 2016 16:42
Error message

ERROR_INETCPL
David Adams - updated Wed 21 Dec 2016 16:42
Error message

License agreement
David Adams - updated Wed 21 Dec 2016 11:17
End user license agreement for the Publish or Perish software

End User License Agreement
David Adams - updated Mon 24 Oct 2016 16:17
Detailing the conditions under which Publish or Perish may be used