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Python library for scraping Google Scholar.

Project description


$ pip install google_scholar_scraper

Command-line usage

$ gsscraper "neeman grothendieck duality"

will return the first result from Google Scholar matching this query, in XML format.

$ gsscraper "neeman grothendieck duality" -n 5

will return the five results from Google Scholar matching this query. (Max is 10 results.)

Library usage

import gsscraper

query = "neeman grothendieck duality"
gsscraper.get_result(query) # (a)
gsscraper.get_results(query, 5) # (b)
gsscraper.get_result_as_xml(query) # (c)


  1. will return a Python dict with keys “title”, “author”, etc.;
  2. will return a list of such Python dicts;
  3. will return a list of strings in XML format.




Adeel Khan (@adeel)

Parts of the code are derived from the package gscholar by Bastian Venthur (@venthur).

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