get_num_top_journals: Gets the number of top journals in which a scholar has...

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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.


get_num_top_journals(id, journals)



a character string giving a Google Scholar ID


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.


DE Acuna, S Allesina, KP Kording (2012) Future impact: Predicting scientific success. Nature 489, 201-202.

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