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The AMS has published peer-reviewed journals of the highest quality in mathematical research for over 100 years. Each journal is unique in its offering of articles, book reviews, and reports, and each is managed by editors who are prominent in their fields. In addition to publishing and distributing printed journals, the AMS offers searchable electronic versions. Browse current subscription rates.

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AMS-Distributed Journals


AMS Journals (electronic and print) and Special Subscription Offers

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Access the latest in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals in mathematics. Articles are published electronically soon after author proofs are returned, so electronic versions are available prior to the print version. Search, browse, and print articles specifically in your discipline. Subscribers may enroll to be notified by email as new articles are electronically published in their subject area.

Subscribers to both MathSciNet and AMS Electronic Journals can link from reviews to original articles published by the AMS and other publishers and from AMS electronic journal references to MathSciNet reviews. A 30-day free trial of AMS electronic journals is available to corporations and academic institutions. Download this 30-day Free Trial Form or contact AMS Customer Services to enroll.

AMS electronic journals are accessible through EBSCO Online, SwetsWise Online, KESLI, CNKI, and CEPIEC's Content Service Platform in China. AMS journals are also indexed in Google Scholar and fully searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service, Ex Libris Primo, and Summon Discovery Service. The AMS is committed to enabling convenient access to its electronic journals.

Free Access: The electronic versions of most AMS and AMS-distributed journals are free to print subscribers. Complete and return the appropriate license agreement to activate your free access today. A current journal subscription also includes free online access to article PDFs in all volumes of the journal published within the last five years.

Perpetual Access: as of 2014, subscribers to AMS journals will maintain perpetual access to subscribed content.

Free Digital Archive: The American Mathematical Society (AMS) has established a complete digital archive of its mathematical research journals. Over 34,000 articles are available from over 100 years of high-quality mathematical research in Journal of the AMS, Mathematics of Computation, Proceedings of the AMS, Transactions of the AMS, and Bulletin of the AMS. All back issues starting with each journal's inaugural issue through 2009 are now freely available in electronic format.

AMS Electronic Journals License Agreement

AMS Distributed Electronic Journals License Agreement

Lower rates for electronic versions: You'll get lower subscription rates on AMS journals when you choose to receive only the electronic versions. Click on the journal links above to see the current journal rates for both electronic and paper versions.

Features and tools:

  • The articles include clickable "bookmarks" that allow the user to jump immediately from one section of the article to another.
  • Expanded search options.
  • Easy browsing: Select and view recently published articles, most recent issues, previous issues, or Table of Contents by issue.
  • Authors can use a Secure Manuscript Tracking System to check on the status of their papers in the production process. Authors may also use the citation service, through which an author of an article in an AMS ejournal can add bibliographic information about other articles that cite his or her own article. And AMS Author packages with various TeX options are downloadable in a single Zip file.
  • Everyone has free access to article References that include links to MathSciNet reviews. The references are found on article Abstract pages.

A special notice to authors: The AMS offers a free reference tool for linking - MR Lookup. Authors can access the MR Database to verify and create references that can link to reviews and original sources. Input basic reference data in MR Lookup and (MR) will deliver electronic publication-ready references with live links to reviews in MathSciNet and to original articles.

AMS electronic journals offer easy web access; searching across all AMS journals; free access to tables of contents and abstracts; a 30-day free trial and more. Articles are electronically published soon after author proofs are returned.

Benefits of subscribing to AMS Electronic Journals: Peer-reviewed articles are published online significantly before their availability in print; subscribers can link from journal article references to MathSciNet reviews and from MathSciNet reviews to original articles; articles include a list of works that cite the on-screen article and mathematical symbols online; and site-wide access.

AMS E-mail Notification Options: This is a free service available to anyone wishing information on recently published research articles in AMS electronic journals. You can receive weekly notification of new articles meeting your specifications. E-mail messages will list the journal name, subject area(s), author(s), and article title. These messages will also contain hyperlinks to the table of contents, abstracts, and to the article itself (for subscribers). You may choose to be notified when articles are electronically published:

  • to a journal or set of journals that you select
  • that contain a selected MSC subject area or group of areas
  • under any combination of journal(s) and subject area(s)
  • by issue and/or by article

Visit the AMS Journal E-mail Notification Service for information on how to sign up for, to change, and to cancel notifications.

Usage Statistics (COUNTER): The AMS is providing usage statistics to subscribers according to Counting Online Usage of NeTworked Electronic Resources (COUNTER) standards. This internationally accepted initiative facilitates the recording and reporting of online usage statistics in a consistent and credible manner. The service will make it simpler for customers to view and analyze how eBooks and other electronic materials are being utilized. Different reports are available measuring the usage of all AMS electronic products by a subscribing institution, including journals, books, and MathSciNet. For additional information and user instructions, please refer to COUNTER-compliant Usage Statistics.

Guaranteed Archiving: The AMS guarantees to maintain an electronic archive in perpetuity. An escrow fund has been set up for the purpose of ensuring that files will be converted to readable electronic formats.

  • Back volumes of Journal of the AMS, Mathematics of Computation, Proceedings of the AMS, and Transactions of the AMS five years prior to the current year are being archived on JSTOR at www.jstor.org.
  • AMS journals are also available in Portico at www.portico.org and in CLOCKSS at www.clockss.org.

View the Tables of Contents and search abstracts of AMS Electronic Journals.

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