Google Scholar citing references

The Google Scholar citing references pane shows information about a citing references query. A citing references query is performed when you select one or more results in the results list of another query, right-click on them, and select Lookup Citations in Publish or Perish. It allows you to view and edit the attributes of the selected citations data query.

Attributes

This dialog box contains the following fields and options.

Option Description
Display title

Enter the title under which the citations query is displayed. You can choose any name you like; Publish or Perish doesn't attach any particular meaning to the data title. It is preset to the name of the query that contained the citing references.

After changing the Display title field, you must click Apply to make the change permanent.

Cited works [Read-only] A list of the works whose citations were (or will be) queried. The list length is limited to approximately 2000 characters; if there are more works, their citations will be queried, but the works themselves will not be listed in the Cited works field.
Lookup

Multi-function button with the following functions.

Note: The [Default] function is obtained by clicking on the main part if the button; the alternate functions appear on a drop-down menu when you click on the drop-down arrow on the button.

  • Lookup - [Default] Perform the query. If possible, the query is satisfied from the local Publish or Perish cache; this saves time and reduces the load on Google Scholar. If no cache entry for the query exists or the entry is older than the maximum cache age, then the query is forwarded to Google Scholar. After the results are received from Google Scholar, the local cache is automatically refreshed.
  • Lookup Direct - Submit the query directly to Google Scholar, bypassing the local Publish or Perish cache. This may be useful if you suspect that Google Scholar may have newer information than is available through the local cache. When the results are returned from Google Scholar, the local cache is automatically refreshed.
  • Mark for Lookup - Do not perform the query yet, but mark it (with error code 35) for later lookup, for example as part of a batch lookup from the queries list.

Tip: You can change the maximum cache age in the Preferences: Google Scholar dialog box, which is accessible through the Tools > Preferences command.

Note: It is not useful to perform multiple direct lookups for the same query shortly after another; this merely increases the load on Google Scholar and increases the chance that your computer may be temporarily denied access by Google Scholar. We recommend that you only use the Lookup Direct function as a last resort.

Apply Make any changes in the Display title field permanent. If you edit the contents of the Display title field without subsequently clicking Apply, then the original contents of the field will be restored when the pane is refereshed.
Revert Restores the Display title to its previous state. This function is only available as long as you have not clicked Apply.
Copy

Multi-function button that copies the results or metrics belonging to the current query to the Windows clipboard in one of the following ways. See Exporting your data for information about these formats.

Note 1: The [Default] function is obtained by clicking on the main part if the button; the alternate functions appear on a drop-down menu when you click on the drop-down arrow on the button.

Note 2: The labelling and order of the Copy commands has changed somewhat between PoP 5.x and PoP 6.x, but their effects have remained the same. The following table shows the menu commands in PoP 5.x and PoP 6.x order.

PoP 5.x PoP 6.x
n/a Full Query Report [Default]
As CSV Metrics as CSV
As CSV with Header Metrics as CSV with Header
For Excel Metrics for Excel
For Excel with Header [Default] Metrics for Excel with Header
As BibTeX Results as CSV
As EndNote Results as CSV with Header
As ISI/WoS Export Results for Excel
As JSON Results for Excel with Header
As RIS/RefManager Results as BibTeX
As APA Reference Results as EndNote
As Chicago Reference Results as ISI/WoS Export
As CSIRO Reference Results as JSON
As Harvard Reference Results as RIS/RefManager
As MLA Reference Results as APA Reference
Metrics as CSV Results as Chicago Reference
Metrics as CSV with Header Results as CSIRO Reference
Metrics for Excel Results as Harvard Reference
Metrics for Excel with Header Results as Vancouver Reference
New

Multi-function button that creates a new query object, as follows.

Note: If you click on the main part of the button, a new query of the same type as the current one (i.e., Google Scholar) will be created; the alternate functions appear on a drop-down menu when you click on the drop-down arrow on the button.