On your Stats tab you can find all the citations of your work over time, and choose whether you want to view a monthly or yearly breakdown.
What citation information can I find on my profile?
You can find out how many citations your publications on ResearchGate are getting, where they were cited, and by whom. Where possible, you will also be able to see exactly what was said about your research and view the citation in context in the publication where it was cited. This information can be found either on your Stats tab under Citations, or on your Contributions tab under Citations.
Why are some of my citations not shown?
While citations using standard citation styles are usually extracted accurately on ResearchGate, there are some instances where they cannot be extracted – for example, for full-text PDFs that have been created from scanned hard copies. PDF as a format is not particularly standard, and therefore creating algorithms to extract this information is an ongoing process, with varying levels of success. Please also note that citations that do not have complete metadata (publication date, journal, abstract) may not be included in your citation counts, as this is an important piece of information when it comes to matching citations to publications correctly. Additionally, if the citing paper is not on ResearchGate, this can also hinder our efforts to add the citation. If the publication is not on ResearchGate, you can add it, even if you didn't author it. Make sure you remove your name from the author list during creation, and add all of the metadata you have for the publication correctly. Our citation data is regularly updated and we are working hard to improve how we extract and match citations, so if you notice some are missing, they may be added soon.
Why did my citation count decrease?
There are two possible reasons why your citation count or h-index decreased. It is possible that you were cited by a publication which was duplicated in our system. We then merged the duplicates which resulted in the loss of a citation. Alternatively, an author of a publication which cited you may have removed their publication from our database entirely. Since there are over a billion citations in our database, we cannot further investigate the cause of any particular fluctuation in citation count or h-index.