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How to search in Dimensions
There are several ways of searching Dimensions: with keywords, DOIs, by inputting abstracts/long text or direct filtering.  Keyword search Searching with ...
Thu, 12 Sep, 2019 at 2:57 PM
What is the difference between the “full data”, “title and abstract” and "DOI" search options?
There are three main search options in the Dimensions search box - full data, title and abstract only, and DOI. Full data - the keyword will be searched ...
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 12:43 PM
How can I go directly to all results for a Research Organization/Funder/Journal/Country etc.?
The search filters on the left side can be used at any time to go directly to results for a particular entity such as Research Organization, Funder, Source...
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 12:48 PM
Why am I getting no results in my search?
There are several possible reasons for not receiving any results from a search. The most common reason is that the search filters being used are not applic...
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 12:25 PM
What search filters are available and how should I use them?
Filters are used in Dimensions to filter search results or to start a search. The filter bar appears throughout Dimensions on the left-hand side of the scre...
Thu, 19 Sep, 2019 at 10:01 AM
What is an Abstract search?
An abstract search is a search which is defined by pasting an abstract (or other piece of complex text) instead of using individual keywords. How can I do ...
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 12:43 PM
Why do I see results that do not seem to fit my selected search filter?
When using the filters in Dimensions, results from a search may return results which seem to contradict the filter applied. This is because filters are app...
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 12:47 PM
What are "Journal lists"?
Dimensions is as inclusive as possible with publications information, with the belief that it should be in the users hands to be able to filter and limit t...
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 12:49 PM
How can I use the filters?
The filters are found on the left side of the page, and enable you to filter your search results to only entities of interest, such as a researcher, funder,...
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 12:53 PM
How can I exclude entities from a search?
(The following function is only available in Dimensions Analytics).  Similar to the boolean NOT operator that can be used in a keyword search to exclude ce...
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 12:56 PM