Datasets

What are “Datasets” in Dimensions?
Datasets are defined as items shared on repositories which are categorized as datasets - this excludes, e.g., preprints, posters, images, and software. The ...
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Which information is available for datasets in Dimensions?
The table below shows you what is meant by each of the data fields in Dimensions for datasets. Details page field Description Basic metadata Title ...
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Which data repositories are indexed in Dimensions?
Dimensions currently indexes ca. 1.4 million datasets from the following sources: figshare and ca. 100 repositories hosted by figshare (e.g. Public Librar...
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How can my organization make its datasets discoverable in Dimensions?
To make your organization's datasets available in Dimensions, you can use one of the already indexed repositories to upload your data. We are also plan...
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What is figshare?
figshare is a web-based interface designed for academic research data management and dissemination. It is a repository where users can make all of their res...
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Where does the “associated data” come from?
Associated data which is found on publication details pages, comes from figshare - one of the Digital Science portfolio companies. figshare is a repository ...
Tue, 28 Jan, 2020 at 8:57 AM
When I search “full data” does that include the associated data?
No. The associated data that comes from figshare is not indexed in the Dimensions search. For “full data” searches, the keyword is searched for in the full...
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How are the “Downloads”, “Views” and “Data citations” in the associated data tracked?
These statistics come from figshare, and serve as an indicator of how many times the data held has been downloaded, viewed or cited from the figshare “widge...
Tue, 28 Jan, 2020 at 8:58 AM
Why do some publications have “associated data” and some not?
Associated data is provided to Dimensions by figshare - a platform where users can make all of their research outputs available in a citable, shareable and ...
Tue, 28 Jan, 2020 at 8:59 AM