Publications

Are full text pdfs of publications available in Dimensions?
Yes, full text pdf files of some publications in Dimensions are available to directly view and download, via an integration with the Readcube enhanced pdf v...
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019 at 2:39 PM
How are the full text publication pdfs provided, and what functions are available relating to them?
Enhanced full text pdfs are made available through an integration with the PDF viewer from Readcube (part of the Digital Science group). The enhanced pdf fr...
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019 at 2:38 PM
What is ReadCube?
ReadCube is part of the Digital Science group. ReadCube develops innovative tools to make the world of scholarly literature more accessible and connected f...
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019 at 2:40 PM
Do I need a Readcube account to see full text pdfs in Dimensions?
No you don’t. However, many users find it useful to also have a ReadCube account to get a better reading experience and organize publications and reference...
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019 at 2:40 PM
What exactly is covered in the “Publications” in Dimensions?
The publications content type in Dimensions includes journal articles, preprints, books and book chapters, and conference proceedings. To see a complete lis...
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019 at 2:41 PM
How is the publications data harvested?
Dimensions uses a variety of sources including Crossref, Pubmed and direct contacts with publishers to create a baseline metadata model for publications d...
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019 at 2:41 PM
What is the difference between “funded by” and “supported by” shown on a publication page?
'Supported by' lists specific grants in Dimensions related to a publication. ‘Funded by’ lists all funders that were identified in the acknowledg...
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019 at 2:41 PM
How many articles are indexed in Dimensions? How many are indexed with the full text?
There are approximately 101m articles/books/chapters in the Dimensions index and we are continually adding more. Roughly 70m of these articles include the ...
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019 at 2:42 PM
Where does the definition of “Open Access” come from in Dimensions? What does it include?
Dimensions relies on the unpaywall data set to flag articles as Open Access and for the full text button. If a publication is not included there, then a fu...
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019 at 2:42 PM
Definitions of Publications data fields in Dimensions
The table below shows you what is meant by each of the data fields in Dimensions for Publications. Details page field Description Publication type Type...
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019 at 2:43 PM