The filters are found on the left side of the page, and allow you to narrow down your search results to only those of interest, such as those related to a specific researcher, funder, research organisation*, etc. If you are using Dimensions Analytics you can also create your own groups of entities to search with.
Limiting to a single filter item within an entity
To see all results for a specific researcher, organisation or funder, etc., simply click on the relevant filter section on the left side to unfold it. If the name, organisation or category you are looking for is among the top-listed, simply hover over the number of results next to this, and the words "Limit to" will appear. Click on "Limit to" to apply the filter to your search. If the name, organisation or category you are looking for is not in the top results listed, click on "more" and start typing the name you are searching for. Once this appears in the list, click "Limit to" next to the name, and the filter will be applied.
Limiting to more than one filter within the same entity
Combining filters with 'OR'
If you would like to limit to more than one filter within the same entity at a time in an "OR" search (e.g. when looking for all papers published by 5 different organisations), you can do this by ticking the circles to the left of each option of interest in the filter list. Simply select each of the names you want to include in the search by checking the circles, and then click on "Limit to" at the bottom of the page. If the names you are looking for do not appear in the top results, click on "more" and type the name. The options will appear, and when you identify the one you are looking for, click on this name, and it will be added, and included, in the list. Once you have added all desired names, you can then click on "Limit to" to apply the group of filters to your search.
Combining filters with 'AND'
To combine multiple filters within one entity in an "AND" search (e.g. when looking for all papers which 5 different organisations have collaborated on), select the first of the desired filter options by clicking "Limit to" to the right of it and repeat this one after the other for each individual facet.
Excluding an entity from a search**
Filters can also be used to exclude an entity from your search results. Simply select one or more entities in a filter and then click on "Exclude" at the bottom of the page.
*Not all filters are available in all Dimensions versions.
**These features are only available in Dimensions Analytics