Dimensions from Digital Science is a linked research knowledge system that enables discovery of, and access to, research. Use Dimensions to discover and explore full text journal papers, clinical trials, patents and policy documents in a wide range of research fields including science, medicine, engineering, social science, arts and humanities. Dimensions also provides a range of useful metrics including citations, altmetrics and grant information.

Accessing Full Text

Click on the 'Connect to Dimensions' link on this page. This will take you to the Dimensions website. In order to read and download PDFs of articles from subscribed journals, you'll need to register for a Dimensions account and log in as follows:

  • Click 'Log in'
  • Enter your full University of Sheffield email address (i.e. [name]@sheffield.ac.uk)
  • Click 'Next' - if this is your first time using Dimensions, you'll be sent an email with instructions on how to set up an account. If you've already set up your account, you'll be asked to enter your Dimensions password

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