Google Scholar Profiles API

Google Scholar Profiles API allows searching public Google Scholar profiles and scraping their interests, affiliations, profile information, and more. API uses /api/v1/search?engine=google_scholar_profiles endpoint to scrape profiles in real-time.

API Parameters

Search Query

  • Name
    mauthors
    Required
    Required
    Description

    Parameter defines the query you want to search. You can use anything that you would use in a regular Google Scholar profiles search. e.g. label:

Localization

  • Name
    google_domain
    Required
    Optional
    Description

    The default parameter google.com defines the Google domain of the search. Check the full list of supported Google google_domain domains.

  • Name
    hl
    Required
    Optional
    Description

    The default parameter en defines the interface language of the search. Check the full list of supported Google hl languages.

Pagination

  • Name
    after_author
    Required
    Optional
    Description

    This parameter defines the next page token and is used to retrieve the next page results.

  • Name
    before_author
    Required
    Optional
    Description

    This parameter defines the previous page token and is used to retrieve previous page results.

Engine

  • Name
    engine
    Required
    Required
    Description

    Parameter defines an engine that will be used to retrieve real-time data. It must be set to google_scholar_profiles.

API key

  • Name
    api_key
    Required
    Required
    Description

    The api_key authenticates your requests. Use it as a query parameter (https://www.searchapi.io/api/v1/search?api_key=YOUR_API_KEY) or in the Authorization header (Bearer YOUR_API_KEY).

API Examples

Full Response

Full Response
GET
https://www.searchapi.io/api/v1/search?engine=google_scholar_profiles&mauthors=Albert
Request
import requests

url = "https://www.searchapi.io/api/v1/search"
params = {
  "engine": "google_scholar_profiles",
  "mauthors": "Albert"
}

response = requests.get(url, params = params)
print(response.text)
Response
{
  "search_metadata": {
    "id": "search_V6QeGdKRg9qes0kQg8mBExyv",
    "status": "Success",
    "created_at": "2023-08-25T10:41:03Z",
    "request_time_taken": 1.79,
    "parsing_time_taken": 0.03,
    "total_time_taken": 1.81,
    "request_url": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?mauthors=Albert&hl=en&view_op=search_authors",
    "html_url": "http://www.searchapi.io/api/v1/searches/search_V6QeGdKRg9qes0kQg8mBExyv.html",
    "json_url": "http://www.searchapi.io/api/v1/searches/search_V6QeGdKRg9qes0kQg8mBExyv"
  },
  "search_parameters": {
    "engine": "google_scholar_profiles",
    "mauthors": "Albert",
    "hl": "en"
  },
  "profiles": [
    {
      "author_id": "muejNL8AAAAJ",
      "name": "Albert Bandura",
      "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=muejNL8AAAAJ",
      "affiliations": "Stanford University",
      "cited_by": {
        "total": 892380
      },
      "interests": [
        {
          "title": "Psychology",
          "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:psychology"
        }
      ],
      "thumbnail": "https://scholar.google.com/citations/images/avatar_scholar_56.png"
    },
    {
      "author_id": "TKpo9mcAAAAJ",
      "name": "Sirunyan Albert",
      "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=TKpo9mcAAAAJ",
      "affiliations": "Yerphi",
      "cited_by": {
        "total": 330009
      },
      "interests": [
        {
          "title": "Psychology",
          "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:psychology"
        }
      ],
      "thumbnail": "https://scholar.google.com/citations/images/avatar_scholar_56.png"
    },
    {
      "author_id": "7elo0IwAAAAJ",
      "name": "Justin Albert",
      "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=7elo0IwAAAAJ",
      "affiliations": "Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria",
      "cited_by": {
        "total": 311499
      },
      "interests": [
        {
          "title": "Psychology",
          "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:psychology"
        }
      ],
      "email": "Verified email at uvic.ca",
      "thumbnail": "https://scholar.google.com/citations/images/avatar_scholar_56.png"
    },
    {
      "author_id": "vsj2slIAAAAJ",
      "name": "Albert-László Barabási",
      "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=vsj2slIAAAAJ",
      "affiliations": "Northeastern University, Harvard Medical School",
      "cited_by": {
        "total": 279816
      },
      "interests": [
        {
          "title": "Psychology",
          "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:psychology"
        }
      ],
      "email": "Verified email at neu.edu",
      "thumbnail": "https://scholar.googleusercontent.com/citations?view_op=small_photo&user=vsj2slIAAAAJ&citpid=2"
    },
    {
      "author_id": "82mJoykAAAAJ",
      "name": "Richard B.Lipton, MD",
      "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=82mJoykAAAAJ",
      "affiliations": "Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine",
      "cited_by": {
        "total": 161059
      },
      "interests": [
        {
          "title": "Psychology",
          "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:psychology"
        }
      ],
      "email": "Verified email at einsteinmed.org",
      "thumbnail": "https://scholar.googleusercontent.com/citations?view_op=small_photo&user=82mJoykAAAAJ&citpid=2"
    },
    {
      "author_id": "qc6CJjYAAAAJ",
      "name": "Albert Einstein",
      "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=qc6CJjYAAAAJ",
      "affiliations": "Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton",
      "cited_by": {
        "total": 156237
      },
      "interests": [
        {
          "title": "Psychology",
          "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:psychology"
        }
      ],
      "thumbnail": "https://scholar.googleusercontent.com/citations?view_op=small_photo&user=qc6CJjYAAAAJ&citpid=2"
    },
    {
      "author_id": "muoBcrgAAAAJ",
      "name": "Sylvia Smoller",
      "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=muoBcrgAAAAJ",
      "affiliations": "Albert Einstein College of Medicine",
      "cited_by": {
        "total": 152103
      },
      "interests": [
        {
          "title": "Psychology",
          "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:psychology"
        }
      ],
      "email": "Verified email at einsteinmed.org",
      "thumbnail": "https://scholar.googleusercontent.com/citations?view_op=small_photo&user=muoBcrgAAAAJ&citpid=1"
    },
    {
      "author_id": "x28GmfoAAAAJ",
      "name": "H. Dean Hosgood",
      "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=x28GmfoAAAAJ",
      "affiliations": "Albert Einstein College of Medicine",
      "cited_by": {
        "total": 150313
      },
      "interests": [
        {
          "title": "Psychology",
          "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:psychology"
        }
      ],
      "email": "Verified email at einstein.yu.edu",
      "thumbnail": "https://scholar.google.com/citations/images/avatar_scholar_56.png"
    },
    {
      "author_id": "X0DWXVUAAAAJ",
      "name": "Joshua Albert",
      "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=X0DWXVUAAAAJ",
      "affiliations": "Duke University, Indiana University",
      "cited_by": {
        "total": 134483
      },
      "interests": [
        {
          "title": "Psychology",
          "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:psychology"
        }
      ],
      "email": "Verified email at phy.duke.edu",
      "thumbnail": "https://scholar.google.com/citations/images/avatar_scholar_56.png"
    },
    {
      "author_id": "d27Ji6kAAAAJ",
      "name": "Reka Albert",
      "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=d27Ji6kAAAAJ",
      "affiliations": "Distinguished Professor, Penn State",
      "cited_by": {
        "total": 123485
      },
      "interests": [
        {
          "title": "Psychology",
          "link": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=search_authors&mauthors=label:psychology"
        }
      ],
      "email": "Verified email at psu.edu",
      "thumbnail": "https://scholar.googleusercontent.com/citations?view_op=small_photo&user=d27Ji6kAAAAJ&citpid=2"
    }
  ],
  "pagination": {
    "after_author": "xBIAAKAd_v8J",
    "next": "https://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=search_authors&hl=en&mauthors=Albert&after_author=xBIAAKAd_v8J&astart=10"
  }
}