November 21st, 2011
Well, just in time for Thanksgiving folks, comes
Using Google Citations you can graph citations over time, compute several citation metrics and be alerted to articles citing you.
You also have the ability to make your personal profile private, or open to the world so that your name appears in Google Scholar results. For example, here is School of Earth Sciences Professor Emeritus Michael McWilliams:
His profile can also be viewed here on Google Citations.
A librarian friend at Portland State Library had this to say about it:
“Started using Google Citations this summer and just got an alert that one of my articles was cited. Love it.”
Pretty good endorsement for a free Google Tool!