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Work at Mathematical Reviews

Mathematical Reviews is hiring!  We are looking for a new Associate Editor to start in spring or summer 2016.  The new editor should have expertise in algebraic geometry, or related areas of mathematics, such as commutative rings and algebras or group theory.  

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Who wrote that?

Much of mathematics is identified with people.  We don’t talk about Algebra, we talk about “Lang”.  We speak of “Feller”, not An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications.  But which Feller is actually this Feller?

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MathSciNet: Moving forward by moving backward

Mathematical Reviews has a program for extending the reach of the database to include material from the various retrodigitization projects by libraries, institutions, and publishers.  Many of these fall under the umbrella of the World Digital Mathematics Library (WDML), which … Continue reading

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Interview in the AMS Notices: Managing the Math Deluge

Allyn Jackson, senior writer and deputy editor of the AMS Notices, interviewed me not long after I became the Executive Editor of Mathematical Reviews.  That interview is in the May 2015 issue  Allyn and I talked about some of the major issues for Mathematical … Continue reading

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People at Mathematical Reviews

Mathematical Reviews is made by people.  A lot of people.  First of all, roughly 17,000 mathematicians are active reviewers.  These people are located all around the world.  From the very beginning, the reviewers, who are part of the mathematical community, … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to Beyond Reviews, a blog about MathSciNet from the Executive Editor of Mathematical Reviews.  For 75 years, Mathematical Reviews has provided a guide to the mathematical literature and featuring reviews by a community of experts. As this literature continues … Continue reading

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