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Getting started with Dimensions
How can I change my password?
How can I change the default currency used in Dimensions?
How can I export search results and which export formats are available?
How can I get Dimensions access for more colleagues at our Organization?
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How can I search for a research organisation/University?
How can I look at the trend in publications in a search/field over time?
How can I search for a person/researcher?
How can I identify how much attention a paper has had beyond just citations?
How can I search for only articles which are open access?
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How to search in Dimensions
Using the advanced search in Dimensions
What is the difference between the “full data”, “title and abstract” and "DOI" search options?
How can I go directly to all results for a Research Organization/Funder/Journal/Country etc.?
Why am I getting no results in my search?
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How often is the data updated?
How is the data curated before it is included in Dimensions?
What information is included in Dimensions?
Do you have documents in languages other than English?
How does Dimensions know which research organization is which? And how does this work with hierarchical organisation structures and institutes?
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Metrics and indicators
Which indicators are used in Dimensions, and how can these be viewed?
What is the FCR? How is it calculated?
What is the RCR? How is the RCR score calculated?
How is the Altmetric Attention Score calculated?
What is the Dimensions Metrics API?
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What are the “Analytical Views”, and how can I use them?
Can the data and visualizations in Analytical Views be exported?
What are the different visualisations available in the Analytical Views?
Research categories and classification schemes
What are research categories?
Which research categories and classification schemes are available in Dimensions?
What is the background behind the Fields of Research (FoR) classification system?
What are the IPCR and CPC patent classifications?
How should I use the Categories?
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What are “Datasets” in Dimensions?
Which information is available for datasets in Dimensions?
Which data repositories are indexed in Dimensions?
How can my organization make its datasets discoverable in Dimensions?
What is figshare?
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What exactly is covered in the “Publications” in Dimensions?
What is ReadCube?
Do I need a Readcube account to see full text pdfs in Dimensions?
How is the publications data harvested?
Are full text pdfs of publications available in Dimensions?
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How is grants data incorporated into Dimensions?
Why are there no grants from some research funders?
How is the funding amount awarded calculated across multiple currencies?
Why don’t all grants have complete project information?
Why do some grant pages list ‘similar grants’ and others don't?
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Information about Patent data in Dimensions
Which patent offices are covered in Dimensions?
Information about clinical trials data in Dimensions
What is covered in the “Policy documents” in Dimensions?
About Policy documents data fields in Dimensions
How is the policy documents data harvested?
What are reports*?
How can I get access to the Dimensions Analytics API?
Are there any query or other limits when using the APIs?
Who can use the Dimensions badges?
What is the Dimensions Badge Details Page?
How can I create a static Dimensions badge?
How can I get more information about Dimensions badges and use them myself?
Managing your references with ReadCube Papers
What does the "Add to Library" button do in the search results list?
How can my journal(s) or book(s) get indexed in Dimensions?