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American Mathematical Society Journals

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Collection of the backfiles of nine high quality peer-reviewed journals from the American Mathematical Society (AMS).

Key Facts

Benefits

  • Savings against individual subscription - the minimum saving for each institution is 15% many will save considerably more.
  • Annual opt out clause
  • Remote access for retired staff

Important dates

Agreement start date: 1 January 2020 
Agreement end date: 31 December 2022

Licence type

Site licence.

Commitment period

Institutions may participate at any time during the period and will be bound until the end of the Agreement unless they give the required notice to opt out on an annual basis.

Trial

A free 30-day trial is available to all interested Institutions. Apply to Chest Help with your IP address range.

Eligible Institutions

Higher and Further Education and Research Councils in the United Kingdom, and to Universities and Colleges of Further Education in the Republic of Ireland.

Other organisations aligned with Jisc’s charitable objectives of supporting education, research bodies and the public sector may ask to participate in the Agreement. Chest will liaise with the Supplier about any such requests.

Background Information

This is an optional extra to the MathSciNet database.

Product Information

Supplier Details

Owner: The American Mathematical Society (AMS), an association of professional mathematicians dedicated to the interests of mathematical research and scholarship, having its principal offices at 201 Charles Street, Providence, Rhode Island, RI 02904‐2294 US.

Product Description

AMS peer-reviewed journals are of the highest quality in mathematical research. Their journals have been published since 1891 and cover a broad range of mathematics. Each journal is managed by editors who are prominent in their fields, and each is unique in its offering of articles, book reviews, and reports.

Journal of the AMS dating from 1988 is devoted to research articles of the highest quality in all areas of pure and applied mathematics

Mathematics of Computation is devoted to research articles of the highest quality in computational mathematics. Areas covered with a backfile from 1943 include numerical analysis, computational discrete mathematics, including number theory, algebra and combinatorics, and related fields such as stochastic numerical methods.

Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society is devoted to shorter research articles dating from 1950

Transactions of the American Mathematical Society is devoted to research articles dating from 1900 in all areas of pure and applied mathematics./p

Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society is devoted to the publication of research in all areas of pure and applied mathematics. Papers are generally at least 80 and not more than 200 published pages in length. Shorter or longer papers require the approval of the Managing Editor.

The agreement covers the current year plus a moving 5 year backfile;

  • In 2020 the backfile starts in 2015
  • In 2021 the backfile starts in 2016
  • In 2022 the backfile starts in 2017

Transactions of the Moscow Mathematical Society - this journal dating from 2004, a translation of Trudy Moskovskogo Matematicheskogo Obshchestva, contains the results of original research in pure mathematics.

Theory of Probability and Mathematical Statistics - this journal is a cover-to-cover translation into English of the Teoriya Imovirnostei ta Matematichna Statistika, published by Kiev University dating from 2004.

St. Petersburg Mathematical Journal - this journal is a cover-to-cover translation into English of Algebra i Analiz, published six times a year since 2004 by the mathematics section of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Sugaku Expositions contain translations into English of expository articles from the journal Sugaku, published by Iwanami Shoten, publishers for the Mathematical Society of Japan. Published biannually, each issue of Sugaku Expositions contains several expository articles that provide highly informative accounts of a variety of current areas of research.

Access and Identity Management Solution

Solution Availability
OpenAthens No
IP Address range Yes
Shibboleth No
Username / Password No
EzyProxy  Yes

Technical Function Specification

Technical Function

Standard

Compliance

Supplier Notes

Full text linking

OpenURL

Yes

 

Federated searching

Z39.50 protocol

No

 

Harvesting

SRW/SRU

No

 
OAI-PMH

No

 
RSS or Atom

No

 

Metadata standards

Dublin Core

No

 

MARC

Yes

Only for Memoirs of the AMS

PRISM

No

 

Months embargo period

 

N/A

 

Digital preservation

Lockss

No

 
Clockss

Yes

 
Portico

Yes

 

Usage statistics

COUNTER

Yes

 

SUSHI

No

 

Accessibility

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Yes

AMS Accessibility Statement

Personalisation features

 

No

 

Service levels

 

No

 

 

The supplier confirms that throughout the term of the agreement the products will comply with the standards indicated.

Updates

  • Journal of the AMS – 4 issues per year
  • Mathematics of Computation – 6 issues per year
  • Memoirs of the AMS – 6 volumes per year. Each volume consists of at least 4 issues (sometimes as many as 6)
  • Proceedings of the AMS – 12 issues per year
  • Transactions of the AMS – 12 issues per year
  • Theory of Probability and Mathematical Statistics – 2 issues per year
  • Transactions of the Moscow Mathematical Society – 1 issue per year
  • St. Petersburg Mathematics Journal – 6 issues per year
  • Sugaku Expositions – 2 issues per year

 

Alterations/Additions

All additions and new functionality will be incorporated at no additional charge. 

Service and Support

Trials

A free 30-day trial is available to all interested Institutions. Apply to Chest Help with your IP address range. al.

Login information

email: msn-support@ams.org 

Technical Support

Support will be provided by AMS via a single contact or his/her deputy at each Institution. AMS support can be contacted at:

  • email: msn-support@ams.org (email is normally answered within one business day)
  • phone: 00-1-401-455-4000
  • fax: 00-1-401-331-3842

Product Documentation

Documentation is available online.

Training and Training Materials

Further help is available here Information for Librarians

Terms and Conditions

The Chest Order, together with the Licence Terms and Conditions, and any exceptions listed below, create a legally binding contract between your institution, organisation or company and the Licensor. Therefore please read the terms and conditions carefully and only submit a Chest Order if its terms and conditions are acceptable to your institution, organisation or company and you have the authority to make the financial commitment shown.

Licence Type

This Site licence is subject to the terms and conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources.

Payment Terms

This Agreement is of 3 years duration, commencing 1 January 2020 and terminating 31 December 2022. Institutions may sign to the Agreement at any time during that period, but having signed will be committed until the end of it unless they terminate by giving notice in writing to Chest before 1 September of the prior year.

On receipt of a completed Order Institutions will be invoiced for the Agreement year in which the Licence is effective.

For the subsequent year, Institutions will be invoiced three months in advance of the anniversary date of the Agreement, on or after 1 October as soon as practically possible, following receipt of figures from AMS.

Chest is an Enterprise of Jisc. All Purchase orders must be made out to JISC, 4 Portwall Lane, Bristol, BS1 6NB

All terms contained in a PO are expressly rejected and do not form part of the Licence or vary the Licence terms in any way.

Payments are due within thirty days of invoice date; recipients of late payments are entitled to interest in accordance with UK statutory provisions.

What institutions and library services are allowed to do?

Keep a local cached copy for Educational Purposes 

No

Incorporation of parts of the Licensed Material

Yes

Deposit of learning and teaching objects in repositories  

Yes

Interlibrary loan Yes 

Who can use the resource?

The resources are licensed for all Authorised Users, defined as Students, Staff and Walk-in Users.

User On site Remote
Students

Yes

Yes

Staff

Yes

Yes

Walk-in Users

Yes

No

Alumni members

Yes

No

What can authorised users do?

The resources can be used for Educational Purposes:

  • education
  • teaching
  • distance learning
  • private study
  • academic research
  • administration and management of the Licensee’s educational or research operations

Exclusions

  • The resources may not be used for anything other than Educational Purposes
  • Downloading of large amounts of material by authorised users that might be considered ‘systematic’.

Termination Clauses

Archive Rights – perpetual access is granted to the years subscribed with effect from 2020.

This Agreement is of 3 years duration, commencing 1 January 2020 and terminating 31 December 2022.

Institutions may join the Agreement at any time during that period, but having ordered will be committed until the end of it unless they terminate by giving notice in writing to Chest Help before 1 September of the prior year.

Personal Licences

Personal licences are not available.

Products and Pricing

Currency: All prices are quoted in US$ but may be billed and paid in GBP. All prices exclude VAT.

This consortium is based on the number participating.  Future entrants pricing will be based on titles already subscribed to. For a quotation please email Nikki Rowe.

Once you have your quote please complete your order online. Chest Help will confirm the price by email.

Annual increases are limited to 3.25% which is lower than the previous agreement.

Payment terms are shown on the Terms and Conditions tab.

Annual Subscriptions

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