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Measuring your Research Impact: Publish or Perish

What is Publish or Perish?

Publish or Perish is downloadable software that uses Google Scholar data to calculate the following metrics:

  • Total number of papers
  • Total number of citations
  • Average number of citations per paper
  • Average number of citations per author
  • Average number of papers per author
  • Average number of citations per year
  • Hirsch's H-Index and related parameters
  • Egghe's G-Index
  • The contemporary G-Index
  • The age-weighted citation rate
  • Two variations of individual H-Indices
  • An analysis of the number of authors per paper