Publish or Perish (PoP) is a softwareprogram that:
Be aware: if you do too many searches in one session, the CAPTCHA screen will appear. PoP thinks you're a robot.
This libguide is meant for scholars who want to use Publish or Perish to collect literature references and calculate all kinds of metrics.
For metric numbers (H-index, Impactfactor) you have access to Web of Science with largely only journal articles. With Publish or Perish you get access to 7 other databases with various metrics (included the H-index) and other publication types like books, chapters, conferences proceedings and theses.
Download the program here: https://www.harzing.com/resources/publish-or-perish
You can install the program on your computer without administrator rights. Then go to Start/All programs and search for Publish or Perish 7 and click the program.
Publish or Perish version 8 differs significantly from version 4 and 5. In this LibGuide we explain version 7, but you can also find information and manuals about version 4 and 5.
There is a FAQ available: https://harzing.com/pophelp/faq.htm