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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88 pages and blog posts

Scopus
David Adams - updated Wed 6 Nov 2019 13:49
Information about Scopus queries

What's new in Publish or Perish
David Adams - updated Wed 6 Nov 2019 10:03
Overview of changes and releases notes for the Publish or Perish software

Crossref
David Adams - updated Wed 6 Nov 2019 10:02
Information about Crossref queries

Web of Science
David Adams - updated Wed 6 Nov 2019 09:43
Information about Web of Science queries

Publish or Perish on macOS
David Adams - updated Sun 3 Nov 2019 10:34
Detailed instructions on how to download and install Publish or Perish for OS X (Mac)

Publish or Perish on Microsoft Windows
David Adams - updated Sun 3 Nov 2019 09:58
Detailed instructions on how to download and install Publish or Perish for Windows

Publish or Perish User's Manual
David Adams - updated Tue 29 Oct 2019 15:44
User manual for Publish or Perish software

Publish or Perish version 7
David Adams - updated Tue 29 Oct 2019 15:31
Introducing Publish or Perish release 7

Microsoft Academic
David Adams - updated Wed 16 Oct 2019 16:41
Information about Microsoft Academic queries

Frequently asked questions
David Adams - updated Fri 11 Oct 2019 07:59
Frequently asked questions about the Publish or Perish software

Web of Science sign in
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 16:01
Information about signing in to a Web of Science session

Scopus API key
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 16:00
Information about obtaining and entering a Scopus API key

Select Google Scholar Profile
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 16:00
Information about the selection of matching Google Scholar Profiles

Preferences: Results
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 15:59
Preference settings for the presentation of query results

Dialog boxes
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 15:57
Overview of the Publish or Perish dialog boxes

Archiving your data
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 15:56
How to archive your Publish or Perish data

Exporting your data
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 15:53
Information about the data export formats supported by Publish or Perish

Google Scholar citing references
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 15:50
Information about Google Scholar citing reference queries

Google Scholar Profile
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 15:50
Information about Google Scholar Profile queries

Google Scholar
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 15:49
Information about Google Scholar queries

Use cases
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 15:48
Discussion of common use cases for the Publish or Perish software

Full Search Report
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 15:45
Information about creating a full query report

Results list
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 15:43
How to use the query results list in Publish or Perish

Citation metrics
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 15:41
Information about the citation metrics calculated by Publish or Perish

Search results
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 15:41
Overview of the results returned by the Publish or Perish software

Searches list
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 15:39
How to use the queries list

Using Publish or Perish
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 15:22
How to use the Publish or Perish software

Credits
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 14:41
Credits and copyright information for the Publish or Perish software

No search selected
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 14:39
Placeholder dialog box when no search is selected

Data sources
David Adams - updated Sun 22 Sep 2019 14:21
Overview of the data sources used by the Publish or Perish software

About Publish or Perish
David Adams - updated Wed 18 Sep 2019 23:06
Introduction to the Publish or Perish software

Support Publish or Perish development
David Adams - updated Wed 18 Sep 2019 23:05
Support Publish or Perish development

Publish or Perish version 5
David Adams - updated Mon 16 Sep 2019 22:38
Introduces Publish or Perish release 5 and gives a historic overview of its development

Publish or Perish on GNU/Linux
David Adams - updated Fri 6 Sep 2019 15:42
Detailed instructions on how to download and install Publish or Perish on GNU/Linux

Commands
David Adams - updated Mon 2 Sep 2019 09:04
Overview of the available Publish or Perish commands

User-Agent string syntax
David Adams - updated Thu 22 Aug 2019 19:17
Describes the formatting option for User-Agent strings used by Publish or Perish

End User License Agreement
David Adams - updated Mon 15 Jul 2019 08:34
Detailing the conditions under which Publish or Perish may be used

Publish or Perish using PlayOnMac
David Adams - updated Thu 20 Jun 2019 08:58
Detailed instructions on how to download and install PoP for OS X using PlayOnMac Wine

Publish or Perish using MacPorts
David Adams - updated Thu 20 Jun 2019 08:58
Detailed instructions on how to download and install PoP for OS X using MacPorts Wine

Publish or Perish using CrossOver Mac 10.x or later
David Adams - updated Thu 20 Jun 2019 08:58
Detailed instructions on how to download and install PoP for OS X using CrossOver Mac 10.x or later

Publish or Perish using CrossOver Mac 9.x or earlier
David Adams - updated Thu 20 Jun 2019 08:57
Detailed instructions on how to download and install PoP for OS X using CrossOver Mac 9.x or earlier

ERROR_WOSSESSION
David Adams - updated Mon 14 Jan 2019 15:11
Error message

ERROR_WOSEXPANDED
David Adams - updated Mon 14 Jan 2019 15:06
Error message

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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_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