Gets the number of top journals in which a scholar has published

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Description

Gets the number of top journals in which a scholar has published. The definition of a 'top journal' comes from Acuna et al. and the original list was based on the field of neuroscience. This function allows users to specify that list for themselves, or use the default Acuna et al. list.

Usage

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get_num_top_journals(id, journals)

Arguments

id

a character string giving a Google Scholar ID

journals

a character vector giving the names of the top journals. Defaults to Nature, Science, Nature Neuroscience, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and Neuron.

Source

DE Acuna, S Allesina, KP Kording (2012) Future impact: Predicting scientific success. Nature 489, 201-202. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/489201a.