Dimensions Analytics is a linked research data resource that tracks information on publications and their citations and mentions, datasets, research funding, patents, clinical trials, and policy documents. The UCSF community has access to this online database, jointly supported by the Research Development Office (RDO) and the Library.
Use Dimensions to:
Log into Dimensions Analytics using your UCSF SSO (Single Sign-On via MyAccess) credentials to access the subscription features of the database (see details below).
Logging in for the first time
The entire UCSF community has access to Dimensions Analytics. Here are the steps to get you connected.
Dimensions was created by the company Digital Science in collaboration with over 100 research funders and universities around the world. It is a dynamic, easy-to-use platform that offers several ways to discover, understand and analyze the global research landscape.
Digital Science provides a free version of the Dimensions application, however some features such as data on research organizations, funders, countries/territories, and some analytics indicators are only accessible via subscription to Dimensions Analytics.
Other companies in Digital Science's portfolio include Altmetric, ReadCube, and Symplectic, the publication management system used to support University of California's open access policies.