Linked research data from idea to impact
Dimensions data and solutions for discovery and analytics
The world’s largest linked research database
Online Mentions
Policy Documents
Clinical Trials
Dimensions covers millions of research publications connected by more than 1.8 billion citations, supporting grants, datasets, clinical trials, patents and policy documents.
139m publications from 107k journals, 59 preprint servers and over 1.7m books

Document Links

1.8 billion citations
23m supporting grants
2.6m links to datasets
2.4m links to clinical trials
16m links to patents
2.6m links to policy documents

Links to Organizations & Researchers

119m links to organizations
324m links to researchers
35m links to funders
Dimensions is the most comprehensive research grants database which links grants to millions of resulting publications, clinical trials and patents.
7m grants worth more than 2.4 trillion USD from 686 funders worldwide

Document Links

11.3m resulting publications
20k resulting clinical trials
68k resulting patents

Links to Organizations & Researchers

7m links to organisations
10m links to researchers
7m 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

2.6m associated publications

Links to Organizations & Researchers

17m links to organisations
71m links to researchers
3.6m 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.
253m Altmetric mentions with 19m links to publications
Policy documents with more than 2.5m links to publications show the societal impact of scholarly work.
1.6m policy documents
Clinical trials are experiments or observations done in clinical research – Dimensions surfaces links to publications, resulting online mentions, and supporting grants.
791k clinical trials from 15 sources

Document Links

535k links to publications
34k links to grants

Links to Organizations & Researchers

2.2m links to organisations
765k links to researchers
577k links to funders
Dimensions hosts millions of patents with links to other citing patents as well as to publications and supporting grants.
156m patents from 244 countries

Document Links

16m links to publications
272k links to grants

Links to Organizations & Researchers

22m links to researchers
361k links to funders
68m links to assignees

Join these global innovators using Dimensions

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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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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