Linked research data from idea to impact
Dimensions data and solutions for discovery and analytics
The world’s largest linked research information dataset
Online Mentions
Policy Documents
Clinical Trials
Dimensions covers millions of research publications connected by more than 1.7 billion citations, supporting grants, datasets, clinical trials, patents and policy documents.
133m publications from 104k journals, 63 preprint servers and over 1.6m books

Document Links

1.7 billion citations
21m supporting grants
2.4m links to datasets
2.2m links to clinical trials
15m links to patents
2.3m links to policy documents

Links to Organizations & Researchers

112m links to organizations
306m links to researchers
32m links to funders
Dimensions is the most comprehensive research grants database which links grants to millions of resulting publications, clinical trials and patents.
6m grants worth more than 2.4 trillion USD from 657 funders worldwide

Document Links

10m resulting publications
16k resulting clinical trials
66k resulting patents

Links to Organizations & Researchers

7m links to organisations
9m links to researchers
6m links to funders
Dimensions includes datasets from repositories such as Figshare, Dryad, Zenodo, Pangaea, and many more.
12m datasets from over 1k repositories worldwide

Document Links

2.4m associated publications

Links to Organizations & Researchers

16m links to organisations
68m links to researchers
3.3m links to funders
Dimensions provides up-to-the minute online attention data via Altmetric, showing you how often publications and clinical trials are discussed around the world.
226m Altmetric mentions with 18m links to publications
Policy documents with more than 2.3m links to publications show the societal impact of scholarly work.
922k policy documents
Clinical trials are experiments or observations done in clinical research – Dimensions surfaces links to publications, resulting online mentions, and supporting grants.
756k clinical trials from 15 sources

Document Links

509k links to publications
28k links to grants

Links to Organizations & Researchers

2.1m links to organisations
745k links to researchers
293k links to funders
Dimensions hosts millions of patents with links to other citing patents as well as to publications and supporting grants.
151m patents from 243 countries

Document Links

15m links to publications
261k links to grants

Links to Organizations & Researchers

20m links to researchers
350k links to funders
66m links to assignees

Reimagine research

Sara Rouhi

“PLOS relies on Dimensions for baseline data about institutions and their funding sources for agreement discussions but also for internal business analytics”



With Dimensions, I don’t waste my time clicking through and switching between databases to find the answers to my questions


Donna Axel

Dimensions is becoming a popular resource across campus and earns high marks for its ease-of-use

Donna Axel, University of Colorado

Aruna Rajan

Dimensions Analytics has a wider coverage than other databases in the space

Aruna Rajan, Illumina

Jenny Wooldridge

Dimensions has improved the ability of the National Physical Laboratory to do research evaluation and analysis by a factor of 10

Jenny Wooldridge, National Physical Laboratory

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Dimensions tools and services


Dimensions Analytics

Discover more, with data that offers complete coverage across the whole research ecosystem from idea to impact.
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Dimensions on Google BigQuery

The fastest way to combine and analyze Dimensions data with your own. Delivering cloud-based custom queries in seconds.
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Dimensions Life Sciences & Chemistry

Know the unknowns, with data enriched with semantic search and ontology-based indexing for unparalleled insight and knowledge discovery.
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Bespoke implementations

Personalize to your needs, with custom-built applications that can integrate your data, link to your systems and deliver made-to-order tools for insight at a glance.
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Dimensions on Google BigQuery

Get access to all the underlying data: Google’s BigQuery scalable multi-cloud data warehouse environment for professional-level data analytics and large scale analysis.
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Analytics API

Access Dimensions the way that works for you. We offer several APIs designed with your organizations’ needs in mind: From data analysis to data for CRIS systems.
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Metrics API & Badges

Enrich publications with metrics and colourful Dimensions Badges to communicate your publications citation impact. Metrics API and Dimensions Badges are free to use for non-commercial purposes.
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Bulk Data Delivery

If use cases require the local processing of the entire or parts of the Dimensions data, the bulk data delivery service is available for institutional clients.

Reviewer Identification

Use Dimensions’ term extraction and matching technology to identify the best reviewer candidates for grant applications or author manuscripts. Support for the whole reviewer workflow: managing applications, build committees, contact reviewers.
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Dashboards and reports

Based in the flexible Dimensions data and software architecture, topic or organisation specific dashboards and automated reports can be implemented by the user or our team.
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Research impact assessment

Our in-depth knowledge of the historical and current research ecosystem gives us the perspective to get the most value from data on the research lifecycle
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Data analysis/data science services

Our data science team knows the Dimensions data inside out and can carry out complex analysis on our clients behalf quickly and efficiently.
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Join these global innovators using Dimensions

COVID-19 resources

We are making all COVID-19 relevant records from Dimensions available - as a dataset on BigQuery to work with and as an interactive dashboard showing COVID-19 related funding, publications and clinical trials.

Free access for scientometric research

We believe metrics and indicators used to assess the impact of research and future funding should be owned by the research community.

Our hope is that these resources will fuel innovative methods to assess the impact and management of research in research organizations.

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