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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 2 million direct links to original articles in more than 3,000 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. For more information about MathSciNet, visit the MathSciNet About page and MathSciNet Tutorials website.


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MathSciNet Consortia Pricing

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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.

The minimum fee assessed per institution for 2019 is US$361.25 and the maximum is US$12,671.50. Single subscriber rate for 2019 is US$14,117.00.

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