Searching Dimensions

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 ...
Sat, 13 Jan, 2018 at 4:45 PM
Which Boolean search operators and other types of search can I use in Dimensions?
There are three key Boolean operators in use within the search panel. These must be input in CAPITALS: OR: means that that if either term is found then ...
Mon, 15 Jan, 2018 at 8:32 AM
What are "Journal lists" in the filters?
The following lists will be available as a filter in Dimensions. Each list of journals is recognised as an independent grouping outside of Dimensions. ...
Tue, 27 Feb, 2018 at 12:28 PM
How can I filter and refine my search results?
You can refine and filter your search results by using filters for a certain entity, and this can be done in two different ways -  1. The filter panel on t...
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018 at 12:11 PM
What is the difference between searching the “full data” and searching in the “title and abstract only”?
What is being searched with these different options varies depending upon the type of data that you are searching in.  For “title and abstract only”, the k...
Sun, 14 Jan, 2018 at 8:20 PM
How can I go directly to all results for a Journal/Researcher/Research Category 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 Source Title, Researcher or Fields of ...
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018 at 12:10 PM
What are "Fields of Research"?
A Category in Dimensions represents a topic, such as “Neurosciences”, “Materials Engineering” or “Human Geography”. The standard research categorisation sys...
Mon, 15 Jan, 2018 at 8:47 PM
How should I use the “Limit to” function when searching?
There are two "Limit to" functions in Dimensions - one appears next to the entity you want to filter by (the name of the organization, researcher ...
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018 at 8:12 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 fo...
Tue, 27 Feb, 2018 at 12:35 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 references...
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018 at 10:34 AM