Using Publish or Perish

To use Publish or Perish (PoP), you need a working Internet connection. PoP uses various data sources to obtain citation information, which is then analyzed and converted to a number of statistics. The results are available on-screen and can also be copied to the Windows clipboard (for pasting into other applications) or saved to a text file (for future reference or further analysis).

Main window

The most important areas in the Publish or Perish main window are shown below.

PoP main window

Search types

Please refer to the following topics for details about the various search types:

To manage sets of queries, consult the Query results help topic.

To export the resulting data, see Exporting the data.

Background information

For important background information about the use of Publish or Perish, see:

Reference information

For reference information, see: