Dimensions: search and explore… to find and understand

The solution for everyone involved in research and innovation

What Dimensions does for you

Having access to the world’s largest research information database is just the beginning – Dimensions provides you with a powerful search tool and discovery capabilities to open up a huge range of insights. Dimensions has a myriad of uses ready for you to explore, customize, and optimize to help achieve your goals.

Dimensions provides a platform for every research need

How much you want to explore and analyze with Dimensions is up to you. This is what Dimensions offers:

  • Access to the world’s largest linked research database, covering publications, grants, patents, clinical trials, datasets, policy documents or technical reports
  • The opportunity to explore and analyze links between documents and understand the entire research landscape: individual researchers, research organizations, funders, source titles, publishers, open access, trending topics, and so much more
  • A flexible platform tailored to the needs of academic institutions and their researchers, government organizations and agencies, funders, publishers, and R&D departments – whatever your focus might be

The Platform

Dimensions enables you to search, extract and analyze the research data you need, whenever you need it, how you need it.

Search features

Full text search for more than 200 million documents, with metadata filters, similarity search, and advanced features that enable you to structure the search in the way you want, and define your own groups of entities.

Data analysis

Aggregate and visualize data within the application itself, with heatmaps, VOSviewer and more. Use impact metrics based on Citations data /  Altmetric Attention Score are also available.

Data export

Export Dimensions metadata – for analysis, to build VOSviewer networks, to import into reference managers, or to create result sets for Dimensions’ dashboard apps.

Researcher workflows

Manage ORCiD records, ReadCube Papers integration, BibTeX/Ris exports, and more.

Full-text linking

Faster access to published research with Open Access linkouts based on Unpaywall, integration with GetFTR & LibKey, and OpenURL resolver support.

Integration with other Modules&Apps

Analytical and workflow apps for different users and use cases – all drawing on the world’s largest linked research information dataset. 

Custom implementations

Proprietary data such as grant applications can be enriched and securely integrated into a custom environment, for further analysis and reviewer identifications.

Support & training

Our 24/7 support team is always available to help.

Explore Dimensions

Dimensions is available at different levels, so you can choose the version best for you.

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