Dimensions Data

How can I get an overview of the data in Dimensions and how it is structured?
Details of the data in Dimensions - where it comes from, how it is structured, and how it will continue to develop over time - can be found in this Digital ...
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018 at 11:59 AM
About 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 o...
Thu, 23 Aug, 2018 at 9:42 AM
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, which is part of the Digital Science group. The PDF vie...
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018 at 10:35 AM
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 ful...
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 at 9:43 AM
How many articles are indexed in Dimensions? How many are indexed with the full text?
There are more than 96m articles/books/chapters in the Dimensions index and we are continually adding more. Roughly 50m of these articles include the indexe...
Tue, 7 Aug, 2018 at 1:36 PM
How are author entries unified/disambiguated?
Person disambiguation in Dimensions is naturally conservative. This means that where there is any doubt about whether two name variants are the same people ...
Sat, 13 Jan, 2018 at 4:33 PM
I can only see Publications - I thought Dimensions had grants, patents, clinical trials and policy documents, too?
If you only have the choice of searching Publications information when you are using Dimensions, then you are using the free version of Dimensions which is ...
Thu, 23 Aug, 2018 at 9:42 AM
ORCiD information in Dimensions, and linking your ORCiD record
What is ORCiD? The ORCID iD is a unique identifier that researchers can use to distinguish themselves from other researchers and connect with their gran...
Tue, 8 May, 2018 at 3:10 PM
What is figshare?
Figshare is a repository where users can make all of their research outputs available in a citable, shareable and discoverable manner. Figshare is one of se...
Tue, 7 Aug, 2018 at 1:39 PM
Where does the “associated data” come from?
Associated data which is found on publication details pages, comes from Figshare - one of the Digital Science companies. Figshare is a repository where user...
Tue, 7 Aug, 2018 at 1:39 PM