AAAS Adopts Dimensions to Expand Analytical Capabilities

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Groundbreaking tool offers advanced analytical insights to support a variety of use cases.

"We anticipate utilizing Dimensions to aid in horizon scanning for new Science journals, selecting the best peer reviewers for existing titles, enhancing market data to support our marketing team, and helping our institutional licensing team better identify new and support existing partners.”

Digital Science and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are pleased to announce an agreement that will provide Dimensions to the publishing organization within AAAS. The Dimensions platform brings together over 95 million publications, $1.3tn of grants, 400,000 clinical trials, 35 million patents, and their associated metrics.

Dimensions enables publishers to delve into a breadth of data and metrics to perform invaluable analyses and translate them into actionable business intelligence. Powerful search, visualizations and reporting functionality provide publishers with groundbreaking analytical capabilities to track research and funding trends, support publishing processes, and inform strategic planning.

Speaking about the adoption of Dimensions within AAAS, Product Development Manager Hannah Heckner commented, “With the built-out funding data, connected with the amazingly robust publication, patent, and clinical trial information, we see this tool as one that will be useful across many different business cases. We anticipate utilizing Dimensions to aid in horizon scanning for new Science journals, selecting the best peer reviewers for existing Science titles, enhancing market data to support our advertising and marketing team, and helping our institutional licensing team better identify new and support existing partners."

Christian Herzog, CEO of the Data and Analytics group at Digital Science, adds, "Digital Science has been a proud partner of AAAS for a number of years and we look forward to expanding that relationship by providing access to Dimensions to uniquely inform AAAS’ editorial strategy, business intelligence, and institutional engagement tactics."

About AAAS
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science as well as Science Translational Medicine, Science Signaling, a digital, open-access journal, Science Advances, Science Immunology, and Science Robotics. AAAS was founded in 1848 and includes nearly 250 affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals. Science has the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general science journal in the world. The nonprofit AAAS is open to all and fulfills its mission to "advance science and serve society" through initiatives in science policy, international programs, science education, public engagement, and more. For additional information about AAAS, see http://www.aaas.org.

About Dimensions
Dimensions is a modern, innovative, linked research knowledge system that re-imagines discovery and access to research. Developed by Digital Science in collaboration with over 100 leading research organizations around the world, Dimensions delivers a platform that enables users to find and access the most relevant information faster, analyze the academic and broader outcomes of research, and gather insights to inform future strategy. Visit the Dimensions website at https://dimensions.ai and find us on Twitter @DSDimensions.

About Digital Science
Digital Science is a technology company working to make research more efficient. We invest in, nurture and support innovative businesses and technologies that make all parts of the research process more open and effective. We believe that together, we can help researchers make a difference. Visit http://www.digital-science.com for more information.

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