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The AMS, founded in 1888 to further mathematical research and scholarship, has maintained an active publishing program for over 100 years and has established a reputation as one of the top publishers of advanced mathematics in the world.


We are proud to publish one of the most respected collections of mathematical literature in the world. The AMS Book Program began with our Colloquium series, which has its roots in the famous 1894 lectures of Felix Klein. Mathematical Surveys followed, as well as conference proceedings, volumes from summer workshops, and regular translations, especially from Russian.

Since the early 1990s, the AMS has added additional monograph and copublication series (including Graduate Studies in Mathematics, Student Mathematical Library, Clay Mathematics, and Courant Lecture Notes).

View a complete list of AMS and AMS-distributed journals.

Member Journals

The publication of Notices of the AMS and Bulletin of the AMS is a significant service to the mathematics community. They are the most widely distributed and read high-level mathematics journals in the world. Both are "open access" that is, they are freely available online to all members and non-members alike and are widely accessed throughout the world.

Primary Research Journals

Expert editorial boards and consistent high scientific standards in refereeing and accepting articles characterize the high quality of the Journal of the AMS, Mathematics of Computation, Proceedings of the AMS, and Transactions of the AMS. Searchable electronic versions of our journals are available, with bibliographic information, abstracts, and full reference lists with links to Mathematical Reviews® all freely accessible.

/images/openAccessSmall.jpg AMS Gold Open Access Journals The AMS is pleased to offer four gold open access research journals, Proceedings of the AMS, Series B, Transactions of the AMS, Series B, Conformal Geometry and Dynamics, and Representation Theory. Authors may submit articles now for publication in 2015. Read more about AMS open access journals.

Translation Journals

The AMS has a long tradition of publishing translation journals. Sugaku contains selected articles translated from the Japanese journal of the same name. St. Petersburg Mathematical Journal, Theory of Probability and Mathematical Statistics, and Transactions of the Moscow Mathematical Society are translated from Russian, with searchable electronic versions also available.

Electronic-only Journals

Conformal Geometry and Dynamics and Representation Theory are published in electronic format only and are fully open access journals freely available to all readers with no publishing fees for authors, and hence they have wide circulation.

Remote Access

Remote Access, a mechanism by which users can "pair" their various web browsing devices (smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops) with an institution's network, allows users to access AMS electronic products when not connected to a host institution's network. The AMS permits authorized users (faculty, staff, students, and visiting faculty) to pair mobile devices with a host institution's subscriptions.

Mathematical Reviews® (MR) was founded by mathematician Otto Neugebauer in 1940 and contains reviews, abstracts, and bibliographic information for much of the world's mathematical sciences literature. MR is a huge database of more than 2 million items, with over 100,000 new items added each year.

MR's companion software, MathSciNet, not only puts this information at your fingertips but also provides over 1 million direct links to original articles and bibliographic data from retrodigitized articles dating back to the early 1800s. In addition to its collection of publications, MR maintains a database of authors, another of journals, and yet another of citations.

AMS Book Donation Program

Help mathematical communities in developing countries by donating to the AMS Book Donation Program. Potential recipients, from eligible countries, can also find information about applying for a donation from this program.

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