Dimensions: Bringing down barriers between scientometricians and data

  title={Dimensions: Bringing down barriers between scientometricians and data},
  author={Christian Herzog and Daniel Hook and Stacy Konkiel},
  journal={Quantitative Science Studies},
Until recently, comprehensive scientometrics data has been made available only in siloed, subscription-based tools that are inaccessible to researchers who lack institutional support and resources. As a result of limited data access, research evaluation practices have focused upon basic indicators that only take publications and their citation rates into account. This has blocked innovation on many fronts. Dimensions is a database that links and contextualizes different research information… 

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