Google Scholar Cite API
Extract citation metrics from published Google Scholar authors.
To enable this engine, set the engine=google_scholar_cite parameter.
In Google Scholar, authors are allowed to publish their citation metrics, which get automatically updated. With the Google Scholar Cite API you can easily scrape these results by simply passing the General API Parameters and the query parameter.
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Google Scholar Cite API Integration Examples

We will use following URL as an example for this request:
https://serpapi.webscrapingapi.com/v1?engine=google_scholar_cite&api_key=<YOUR_API_KEY>&q=FDc6HiktlqEJ

Ready to Use Google Scholar Cite API Scraping Scripts

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curl --request GET --url "https://serpapi.webscrapingapi.com/v1?engine=google_scholar_cite&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&q=FDc6HiktlqEJ"
const http = require("https");
const options = {
"method": "GET",
"hostname": "serpapi.webscrapingapi.com",
"port": null,
"path": "/v1?engine=google_scholar_cite&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&q=FDc6HiktlqEJ",
"headers": {}
};
const req = http.request(options, function (res) {
const chunks = [];
res.on("data", function (chunk) {
chunks.push(chunk);
});
res.on("end", function () {
const body = Buffer.concat(chunks);
console.log(body.toString());
});
});
req.end();
import http.client
conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection("serpapi.webscrapingapi.com")
conn.request("GET", "/v1?engine=google_scholar_cite&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&q=FDc6HiktlqEJ")
res = conn.getresponse()
data = res.read()
print(data.decode("utf-8"))
<?php
$curl = curl_init();
curl_setopt_array($curl, [
CURLOPT_URL => "https://serpapi.webscrapingapi.com/v1?engine=google_scholar_cite&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&q=FDc6HiktlqEJ",
CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER => true,
CURLOPT_ENCODING => "",
CURLOPT_MAXREDIRS => 10,
CURLOPT_TIMEOUT => 30,
CURLOPT_HTTP_VERSION => CURL_HTTP_VERSION_1_1,
CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST => "GET",
]);
$response = curl_exec($curl);
$err = curl_error($curl);
curl_close($curl);
if ($err) {
echo "cURL Error #:" . $err;
} else {
echo $response;
}
package main
import (
"fmt"
"net/http"
"io/ioutil"
)
func main() {
url := "https://serpapi.webscrapingapi.com/v1?engine=google_scholar_cite&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&q=FDc6HiktlqEJ"
req, _ := http.NewRequest("GET", url, nil)
res, _ := http.DefaultClient.Do(req)
defer res.Body.Close()
body, _ := ioutil.ReadAll(res.Body)
fmt.Println(res)
fmt.Println(string(body))
}
HttpResponse<String> response = Unirest.get("https://serpapi.webscrapingapi.com/v1?engine=google_scholar_cite&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&q=FDc6HiktlqEJ")
.asString();
var client = new RestClient("https://serpapi.webscrapingapi.com/v1?engine=google_scholar_cite&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&q=FDc6HiktlqEJ");
var request = new RestRequest(Method.GET);
IRestResponse response = client.Execute(request);
require 'uri'
require 'net/http'
require 'openssl'
url = URI("https://serpapi.webscrapingapi.com/v1?engine=google_scholar_cite&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&q=FDc6HiktlqEJ")
http = Net::HTTP.new(url.host, url.port)
http.use_ssl = true
http.verify_mode = OpenSSL::SSL::VERIFY_NONE
request = Net::HTTP::Get.new(url)
response = http.request(request)
puts response.read_body

Google Scholar Cite API Parameter

#1: Query Parameter

Parameter
Type
Description
q Required
string
The keywords that you are searching for on Google (the query).
To access this API, your GET request should be sent to the following address:
https://serpapi.webscrapingapi.com/v1?engine=google_scholar_cite&api_key=<YOUR_API_KEY>&q=<CITATION_ID>
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Google Scholar Cite API Integration Examples
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Google Scholar Cite API Parameter