The New York Journal of Mathematics

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The New York Journal of Mathematics is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal. It has an editorial board which as of 2007, consists of 18 university-affiliated scholars in addition to the Editor-in-chief. It is, however, published entirely electronically (on the World Wide Web). It is listed in the Journals section of The Electronic Library of Mathematics.[1]

According to Mark Steinberger, one of the founding editors:

The papers are typeset in a traditional format, in accordance with the journal’s style sheet, and with the logo, the statement of copyright, ISSN, and pagination given on the first page.

Some proponents of electronic publication have urged changes in style, citing the low price of disk space as a rationale for publishing articles more loquacious than those commonly acceptable in a print medium. We decided to eschew this route, on the grounds that the perceived quality of our publications would be reduced. We feel it is important to follow the standards of consensus in the field. If these standards change in the future, we will change with them.[2]

The Journal is an open access journal—that is, its full content is available to anyone via the internet, without subscription or fee.

In a professional conference presentation, Renzo Piccinini said "An example of what I consider a good electronic journal is the New York Journal of Mathematics; this is a refereed journal--with referees not in the editor's board—with high quality papers and very fast publication time; last, but not least, it is free!"[3]

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  1. ^ "Mathematical Journals". The Electronic Library of Mathematics. Retrieved 2007-06-25. Our papers are presented in a variety of formats, including pdf with extensive internal cross-reference links for ease of electronic browsing, as well as external links from the bibliographic entries to the reviews in MathSciNet and Zentralblatt. We also offer full text indexing, listserv lists for announcement of new papers, links to reviews and related works, and archives of supporting materials. 
  2. ^ Mark Steinberger (January 1996). "Electronic Mathematics Journals" (PDF). Notices of the American Mathematical Society. American Mathematical Society. pp. 13–16. Retrieved 2007-06-25. 
  3. ^ Renzo Piccinini (30 September 1997). "L'editoria elettronica per le scienze matematiche". Sistema Informativo Nazionale Per La Matematica (Seminario III). Università degli Studi di Lecce. Retrieved 2007-06-25. 

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