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How can I search for a research organisation/University?
(The following functionality is not available in the free Dimensions version). To search for a particular research organisation/University, simply go to th...
Wed, 18 Sep, 2019 at 1:09 PM
How can I look at the trend in publications in a search/field over time?
The 'Analytical Views' are designed to help you with examining publication and citation trends over time. Simply carry out any search, and then cl...
Thu, 26 Sep, 2019 at 10:57 AM
How can I search for a person/researcher?
The easiest way to search for a person in Dimensions is to use the "Researcher" filter on the left side of the page. Simply select the researcher ...
Tue, 29 Oct, 2019 at 1:32 PM
How can I identify how much attention a paper has had beyond just citations?
You can easily identify how much attention a publication has had beyond citations, by looking at the Altmetric Attention Score for any publication. The Alt...
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019 at 3:20 PM
How can I search for only articles which are open access?
In order to only display results which are open access, go to the bottom of the filters on the left-hand side, expand the 'Open Access' filter and...
Tue, 22 Feb, 2022 at 12:08 PM
How can I use the "Similar Documents"* search?
*Available in Dimensions Plus and Analytics only Dimensions offers the option to search for documents which are similar to an abstract or other longer piec...
Tue, 22 Feb, 2022 at 12:41 PM
How can I get alerts on new publications or grants for my search?
Creating and managing alerts Creating a new alert If you have searched for publications or grants and saved this search as a favorite, you can opt-in to r...
Wed, 21 Apr, 2021 at 8:46 AM
How can I switch between the different information types?
Any search in Dimensions automatically searches all of the databases in parallel. To switch to another data source, simply click on it to see the results li...
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019 at 3:22 PM
How can I send you feedback or ask for help?
To send us feedback about Dimensions just click on ‘Support’ at the top of the page and select “Send feedback”.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019 at 3:24 PM
How can I cite or acknowledge Dimensions?
Please cite or acknowledge your use of Dimensions in one of the following ways..... Acknowledgement of use of Dimensions data: This paper was written usi...
Thu, 7 Oct, 2021 at 8:07 AM