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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 ...
Fri, 6 Sep, 2019 at 1:00 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...
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019 at 3:16 PM
How can I use the "Abstract Search"?
To search using an abstract, simply select "Abstract Search" in the bottom right over the search area (see screenshot below). Then paste in the a...
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019 at 3:19 PM
How can I get alerts on new publications or grants for my search?
Creating and managing alerts (Please note, the alerting feature is currently only available in Dimensions Analytics. It is planned to be added to Dimension...
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 12:18 PM
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 get access to the Dimensions API?
The Dimensions API provides access to Dimensions data directly, and makes it possible to retrieve results to precise and complex queries. These are perform...
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019 at 3:26 PM