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Mathematical Reviews® (MathSciNet®)

Since 1940, Mathematical Reviews® (MR) has served researchers and scholars in the mathematical sciences by providing timely information on peer-reviewed articles and books. MathSciNet®, the electronic version of MR, presents a fully searchable database with many tools designed to help navigate the mathematical sciences literature, including:

  • reviews written by a community of experts
  • bibliographic listings dating back to the early 1800s
  • links to articles, journals, and publishers
  • linked reference lists
  • citation information on articles, books, and journals

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Mathematical Reviews®

Celebrating 75 Years of Mathematical Reviews (1940–2015)

Mathematical Reviews was launched by the American Mathematical Society in 1940, with Otto Neugebauer as its first editor. Since its founding, Mathematical Reviews has been an important part of the AMS and the mathematical sciences community.
Learn more about the history of Mathematical Reviews and the anniversary celebration!



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Mathematical Reviews Reviewer Home

Find the tools you need as a reviewer, including review submission and the Guide for Reviewers.

Becoming a Reviewer

Reviewing for Mathematical Reviews, by Michael A. Jones, published in MAA Focus, Copyright ©2012 The Mathematical Association of America.  If you are interested in being a reviewer for Mathematical Reviews, use the Contact MR link to the left to express your interest.

For Librarians

Find information about journals and serials covered by MR, learn more about MathSciNet®, and discover a collection of resources available from the AMS in support of librarian activities.

AMS Digital Mathematics Registry (DMR)

Locate and access collections of digitized publications in the mathematical sciences or recommend additions to the registry.

MR Tools

Construct links to MathSciNet® through MRef, MRLookup  or  Batch MR Lookup; search for an institution code; discover the free tools available within MathSciNet®.


A video about Mathematical Reviews

Mathematics Subject Classification

Search the Mathematics Subject Classification (MSC) scheme. This scheme, developed by the two reviewing databases, Mathematical Reviews® (MR) and Zentralblatt MATH (Zbl), is used by them to classify book and article listings.