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articles not appearing in Google Scholar

Postby jlaherty » Tue Nov 12, 2013 7:11 am

Hello,
We run more than a dozen journals on one installation of OJS, version 2.3.6.0 and all the journals running on our URL stem, http://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php, show up in Google Scholar, but 2 that run on their own unique URL (though still on the same installation as all the others) do not. They are http://josotl.indiana.edu/ and http://jotlt.indiana.edu/. We're puzzled by this. Do you have any wisdom about why GS would be treating these differently? Is there something we need to do, and what - to OJS to GS?

Many thanks,
Jennifer Laherty, Indiana University Bloomington
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Re: articles not appearing in Google Scholar

Postby asmecher » Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:19 am

Hi Jennifer,

I can't think of any reason -- unless you have a robots.txt file excluding the site from indexing? Your meta tags appear to be accessible as usual, so all I can suggest is that maybe Google hasn't gotten around to indexing it yet.

Regards,
Alec Smecher
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