The global platform of scientific publications and documents is put into operation in Russia
The global research platform Dimensions comprising 86 million articles and books and 124 million documents: patents, grant information and industrials standards, is launched in Russia according to the press release sent to Indicator.Ru.
The Dimensions project has been launched by Digital Science company in cooperation with over hundred world universities and research centers. The platform supports free information retrieval of millions of academic articles, grant descriptions, patents and standards, as well as citations and metrics. The documents are linked through 3.8 billion links
On the part of Russia, Russian Science Foundation, Innovation Promotion Fund, Russian Venture Company (RVC), Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology and several universities, including Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), ITMO University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics), Ural Federal University, MEPhI and the Far Eastern Federal University are the project partners.
Within the platform, access to the major part of resources will be provided free of charge, while several functions (access to analytical materials and supplementary data arrays) will be charged.