General search: Topic in journal

Publish or Perish tutorial

Note: This tutorial was originally written for Publish or Perish version 4 and all screenshots come from this version. However, the information as such is also applicable for later versions of Publish or Perish.

The Publish or Perish General citation search is also very useful if you want to know what a particular journal or set of journals has published about a particular topic.

What has Science published on HIV before 1990?

For instance if you want to know what Science has published about HIV before 1990, an advanced journal query like the one below will give you the answer in less than a minute.


Please note: This type of search can also be conducted in Microsoft Academic.

What has JIBS published on emerging markets/economies?

Likewise, if you would like to know what the Journal of International Business Studies has published about emerging markets or emerging economies, you will find the most impactful publications in a few seconds.


Please note: This type of search can also be conducted in Microsoft Academic.

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