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Dimensions Analytics - research analytics database: Training & support

Search and analyze millions of research publications connected by more than 1.3 billion citations, Altmetric data, supporting grants, datasets, clinical trials, patents and policy documents.

Training guides and videos

PDF Guides

Use the following videos from Digital Science to get started with your Dimensions search:

Dimensions Analytics - Quick start (5:48) and How to search in Dimensions (1:57) 

How to find a researcher in Dimensions (2:31)

UCSF training sessions

Resources from the May 23, 2023 Dimensions Analytics training session for the UCSF community:

Subscribe to the Library newsletter to find out about new offerings, and contact the Library to express interest in setting up training.

Technical support

Visit Dimensions Support Center

Prior to submitting a technical support request, we encourage you to visit the extensive library of commonly asked questions and answers provided in Dimension’s Support Center, which can be accessed via the link in the upper right of your Dimensions screen. The direct link to the Support Center is

Contact Dimensions or the Library directly

If you are unable to find a solution in the support center, further technical support is available by using one of the following methods:

Webinars & newsletter

Dimensions webinars provide opportunities to learn more about Dimensions, from introductory overviews to in-depth sessions focused on particular use cases. See all available on demand webinars

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