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Google Scholar Profiles API

Find published authors on the Google Scholar platform.
To enable this engine, set the engine=google_scholar_profiles parameter.
The Google Scholar Profiles API returns a list of available authors, based on the keyword you pass to the query parameter.
Scrape Google Scholar Profiles

Google Scholar Profiles API Integration Examples

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

Ready to use Google Scholar Profiles Scraping Scripts

cURL
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curl --request GET --url "https://serpapi.webscrapingapi.com/v1?api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&engine=google_scholar_profiles&mauthors=jake"
const http = require("https");
const options = {
"method": "GET",
"hostname": "serpapi.webscrapingapi.com",
"port": null,
"path": "/v1?api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&engine=google_scholar_profiles&mauthors=jake",
"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?api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&engine=google_scholar_profiles&mauthors=jake")
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?api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&engine=google_scholar_profiles&mauthors=jake",
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?api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&engine=google_scholar_profiles&mauthors=jake"
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?api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&engine=google_scholar_profiles&mauthors=jake")
.asString();
var client = new RestClient("https://serpapi.webscrapingapi.com/v1?api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&engine=google_scholar_profiles&mauthors=jake");
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?api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&engine=google_scholar_profiles&mauthors=jake")
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 Profiles Parameters

#1: Query Parameter

Parameter
Type
Description
mauthors Required
string
The names that you are searching for (the query).

#2: Localisation Parameters

Parameter
Type
Description
hl
string
The language you want to use for your Google Search. List of supported languages

#3: Pagination Parameters

Parameter
Type
Description
after_author
int
Defines the next page token and must precede the value of before_author.
before_author
int
Defines the previous page token.
{
"search_parameters": {
"google_url": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=search_authors&mauthors=jake&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8",
"engine": "google_scholar_profiles",
"google_domain": "scholar.google.com",
"device": "desktop",
"query": "jake"
},
"profiles": [
{
"thumbnail": "https://scholar.googleusercontent.com/citations?view_op=small_photo&user=5cFtJIUAAAAJ&citpid=1",
"name": "T. Jake Liang",
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=5cFtJIUAAAAJ",
"author_id": "5cFtJIUAAAAJ",
"affiliations": "NIH",
"email": "Verified email at nih.gov",
"cited_by": 40822,
"interests": [
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:viral_hepatitis_and_liver_diseases",
"title": "Viral hepatitis and liver diseases"
}
],
"position": 1
},
{
"thumbnail": "/citations/images/avatar_scholar_56.png",
"name": "Jake Wilson",
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=QnlIoyAAAAAJ",
"author_id": "QnlIoyAAAAAJ",
"affiliations": "Professor of French Art History, New York University",
"email": "Verified email at asu.edu",
"cited_by": 27844,
"interests": [
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:french_art_history",
"title": "French Art History"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:france",
"title": "France"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:french_people",
"title": "French people"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:wine",
"title": "Wine"
}
],
"position": 2
},
{
"thumbnail": "/citations/images/avatar_scholar_56.png",
"name": "Jake Najman",
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=ScAxfJ0AAAAJ",
"author_id": "ScAxfJ0AAAAJ",
"affiliations": "School of Public Health, The University of Queensland",
"email": "Verified email at uq.edu.au",
"cited_by": 26302,
"interests": [
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:social_epidemiology",
"title": "Social Epidemiology"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:illicit_drugs",
"title": "Illicit Drugs"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:alcohol",
"title": "Alcohol"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:life_course_epidemiology",
"title": "Life Course Epidemiology"
}
],
"position": 3
},
{
"thumbnail": "https://scholar.googleusercontent.com/citations?view_op=small_photo&user=UuXTH9wAAAAJ&citpid=2",
"name": "M Jake Vander Zanden",
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=UuXTH9wAAAAJ",
"author_id": "UuXTH9wAAAAJ",
"affiliations": "Professor, Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin-Madison",
"email": "Verified email at wisc.edu",
"cited_by": 19828,
"interests": [
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:lakes",
"title": "lakes"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:freshwater",
"title": "freshwater"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:food_webs",
"title": "food webs"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:stable_isotopes",
"title": "stable isotopes"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:invasive_species",
"title": "invasive species"
}
],
"position": 4
},
{
"thumbnail": "/citations/images/avatar_scholar_56.png",
"name": "Jake K Byrnes",
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=Sy18D70AAAAJ",
"author_id": "Sy18D70AAAAJ",
"affiliations": "Director, Computational Genomics, Vertex Pharmaceuticals",
"cited_by": 18937,
"interests": [
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:computational_biology",
"title": "Computational Biology"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:drug_development",
"title": "Drug Development"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:population_genetics",
"title": "Population Genetics"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:statistical_genetics",
"title": "Statistical Genetics"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:medical_genetics",
"title": "Medical Genetics"
}
],
"position": 5
},
{
"thumbnail": "https://scholar.googleusercontent.com/citations?view_op=small_photo&user=vY5xVdYAAAAJ&citpid=5",
"name": "Jake Estes",
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=vY5xVdYAAAAJ",
"author_id": "vY5xVdYAAAAJ",
"affiliations": "OHSU",
"email": "Verified email at ohsu.edu",
"cited_by": 17757,
"interests": [
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:hiv_infection",
"title": "HIV infection"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:inflammation",
"title": "inflammation"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:immunology",
"title": "immunology"
}
],
"position": 6
},
{
"thumbnail": "https://scholar.googleusercontent.com/citations?view_op=small_photo&user=0Fl6C9oAAAAJ&citpid=1",
"name": "Jake Lin",
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=0Fl6C9oAAAAJ",
"author_id": "0Fl6C9oAAAAJ",
"affiliations": "Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland",
"email": "Verified email at helsinki.fi",
"cited_by": 13570,
"interests": [
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:computational_biology",
"title": "Computational biology"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:statistical_genetics",
"title": "Statistical genetics"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:metagenomics",
"title": "Metagenomics"
}
],
"position": 7
},
{
"thumbnail": "https://scholar.googleusercontent.com/citations?view_op=small_photo&user=rFB55r0AAAAJ&citpid=5",
"name": "jake barralet",
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=rFB55r0AAAAJ",
"author_id": "rFB55r0AAAAJ",
"affiliations": "Faculty of Medicine",
"email": "Verified email at mcgill.ca",
"cited_by": 13241,
"interests": [
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:biomaterials",
"title": "Biomaterials"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:tissue_engineering",
"title": "Tissue Engineering"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:bioceramics",
"title": "Bioceramics"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:oxygen_delivery",
"title": "Oxygen Delivery"
}
],
"position": 8
},
{
"thumbnail": "/citations/images/avatar_scholar_56.png",
"name": "Jake F. Weltzin",
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=dEEFq9YAAAAJ",
"author_id": "dEEFq9YAAAAJ",
"affiliations": "US Geological Survey",
"email": "Verified email at usgs.gov",
"cited_by": 12010,
"interests": [
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:ecology",
"title": "Ecology"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:climate_change",
"title": "Climate Change"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:biological_invasions",
"title": "Biological Invasions"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:phenology",
"title": "Phenology"
},
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:ecological_forecasting",
"title": "Ecological Forecasting"
}
],
"position": 9
},
{
"thumbnail": "https://scholar.googleusercontent.com/citations?view_op=small_photo&user=HjWB2ZoAAAAJ&citpid=1",
"name": "Jacob (Jake) Van Dyk",
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=HjWB2ZoAAAAJ",
"author_id": "HjWB2ZoAAAAJ",
"affiliations": "Western University",
"email": "Verified email at uwo.ca",
"cited_by": 11397,
"interests": [
{
"link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:radiation_oncology_medical_physics",
"title": "Radiation Oncology Medical Physics"
}
],
"position": 10
}
]
}