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Memoirs of the American Mathemathical Society

Available to purchase in perpetuity

The Memoirs of the AMS series is devoted to the publication of research in all areas of pure and applied mathematics. This agreement offers an opportunity to purchase the backfile (1950-2012) for a one-time fee and top up on an annual basis.

Key Facts

Available until 31 December 2019

Benefits

  • Savings against individual subscription
  • Annual opt out clause
  • Remote access for retired staff

Important dates

Agreement start date: 1 January 2017

Agreement end date: 31 December 2019

Licence type

Site licence

Licences are perpetual

Commitment period

There is no ongoing commitment – this is a perpetual purchase with no ongoing access fees.

Trials

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

Eligible Institutions

Universities, colleges and other learning, educational and research bodies in the UK and 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 AMS Journals Agreement.

Product Information

Supplier Details

Owner: The American Mathematical Society (AMS), 201 Charles Street, Providence, Rhode Island, RI 02904‐2294 US

Product Description

Memoirs of the AMS is devoted to the publication of research in all areas of pure and applied mathematics. Papers appearing in Memoirs are generally at least 80 and not more than 200 published pages in length. Papers less than 80 or more than 200 published pages require the approval of the Managing Editor of the Transactions/Memoirs Editorial Board.

The agreement covers the current year plus a moving 5 year backfile (so in 2019 the backfile starts in 2014).

Access and Identity Management Solution

Solution

Availability 

OpenAthens

No

Shibboleth

No

IP address range

Yes

Username / Password

No

EZProxy

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

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

Updates

  • The backfile is static
  • Annual slice – 6 volumes per year. Each volume consists of at least 4 issues (sometimes as many as 6)

Alterations/Additions

All 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.

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 link to MSN Support on all pages; email is normally answered within one business day)
  • phone: 00-1-401-455-4000
  • fax: 00-1-401-331-3842

Licensees may reasonably expect queries to be answered within one working day.

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.

What are institutions and library services allowed to do?

Keep a local cached copy for Educational Purposes

 No

Incorporation of parts of the Licensed Material

 Yes

Deposit learning and teaching objects in repositories

 Yes

Interlibrary loan

 Yes

Who can use the resource?

User

On site

Remote access

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 – defined as:

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

Exclusions:

  • See the Licence for any exclusions and restrictions
  • The resources may not be used for anything other than Educational Purposes unless the Licence Extension for Commercial Projects has been bought; this allows use for the restricted “Commercial Projects” defined – see Annex B of the Licence (Licence Extension for Commercial Projects)
  • Downloading of large amounts of material by authorised users that might be considered ‘systematic’.

Payment Terms

This Agreement is of 3 years duration, commencing 1 January 2017 and terminating 31 December 2019.

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 Eduserv before 15 September of the prior year.

On receipt of a completed Licence, 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, One Castlepark, Tower Hill, Bristol, BS2 0JA

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

Termination Clauses

Archive Rights – Perpetual access is granted to the institution for the years purchased.

Personal Licences

Personal licences are not available.

Products and Pricing

Currency: All prices are in US$ and exclude VAT 

Note: institutions that subscribe to 2014 Memoirs as a subscription product should NOT buy the backfile for 2014 as they will have perpetual access to the data by virtue of their paid subscription for 2014.

Payment terms are shown on the Terms and Conditions tab.

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