In order to conduct a citation analysis of an authors work, the author must create a Google Scholar Profile.
A profile will allow the author to create a unique identity and then link their work to their profile thereby allowing Google scholar to create an h-index and formulate a citation count.
Create a Google Scholar Profile
1- Click on " My Citations" at the top of the screen
2- Enter in as much relevant information as possible so you can be identifiable.
3- Click on "Add" to locate articles, books, technical reports, and patents which you can link to your account
Once a Google Scholar Profile it is very easy to find the h-index and list of cited articles.
1- Conduct a search by the author name
2- Select the author's profile
3- On the right-hand side of the screen you will see a table with metric information
In the Google Scholar Profile. Click on "Follow" to receive alerts
Publish or Perish is a free tool that pulls the citation information from Google Scholar but allows for additional control and additional metrics.