[Tutor] Batch searches on Googlescholar

Tim Golden mail at timgolden.me.uk
Wed Oct 8 10:38:44 CEST 2008

Alan Gauld wrote:
> "W W" <srilyk at gmail.com> wrote
>>> my aim is to identify how many times each publication got cited on 
>>> google
>>> Scholar.
>> You can use the urllib builtin module and beautiful soup for parsing 
>> HTML. I
>> don't know if the Googlescholars page allows python connections, I know
>> regular google queries do not (they frown on web scraping, AFAIK)
> Thats what I was about to say too.
> But Google do have a Web Service API that might work on Scholar
> too, that would be worth investigating...

per this page:


As of December 5, 2006, we are no longer issuing new API keys 
for the SOAP Search API. Developers with existing SOAP Search 
API keys will not be affected.


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