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MathSciNet is your premier service for searching over 75 years of the world's mathematical literature in the Mathematical Reviews (MR) Database.

MathSciNet contains over 3 million items and close to 20 million direct links to original articles in more than 3000 journals from over 250 publishers. Over 110,000 new items are added each year with most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification. Each year, over 80,000 reviews are added, written by experts around the world. Reference lists are collected and matched internally from over 500 journals. Navigation is simple within MathSciNet's wealth of internal links. The MR Author Database enables searching by verified individuals rather than name strings.

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    MathSciNet Consortia Pricing

    The American Mathematical Society offers consortia pricing for MathSciNet—the premier source for searching the world's mathematical literature.

    There are now over 120 consortia worldwide with more than 2,000 academic institutions that enjoy access to MathSciNet. These institutions include public and private colleges and universities, community colleges, satellite campuses, and corporations.

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    2015 Consortia Pricing for MathSciNet

    Single Subscriber Rate Outside of a Consortium  US$12,825
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    US$328.25 - US$11,512

    Price per participant is dependent upon prior MathSciNet subscription history, institutional membership status, and Mathematical Activity. 

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    How MathSciNet Consortia Pricing is Calculated:
    MathSciNet consortia fees are calculated per site based on previous subscription history, institutional membership status, and "Mathematical Activity" (MA). MA is derived from the database and is the number of authors and their papers reviewed and/or indexed in the database over the most recent three-year period originating from that institution.

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    The Exhibit A: Acknowledgment of Terms and Conditions may also be downloaded for each member of the consortium to complete and return to the AMS.

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    MathSciNet for Developing Countries (MDC) (formerly called the National Mathematical Reviews Subscription Program)

    The Mathematical Reviews Database is the premier database covering the scholarly literature in the mathematical sciences, and is recognized worldwide as an indispensable tool for mathematical research. As part of its mission to promote mathematics scholarship and research around the world, the AMS offers deeply discounted MathSciNet subscriptions to developing nations.

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    Fax: 1-401-331-3842

    Some of the eligible countries:

    Central African Republic
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