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INFORMS Journals Archive 1952-1997

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, INFORMS is now offering academic institutions over 40 years of online content via our Journals Archive. The INFORMS Archive includes access to 197 total volumes, 1,243 issues, 177,000 pages, and over 15,000 articles covering operations research and its historical impact.

INFORMS Journals Archive of 9 journals can be purchased for the one-time fee of only $4,400. Contact an INFORMS representative to see if you are eligible for special pricing discounts. Discounts are based on your current INFORMS journal subscriptions.

INFORMS Archives at a one-time price

The journals archives include articles from volume 1, issue 1 through 1997 of the 9 INFORMS journals launched before 1998. You can expand your institution's library holdings with over 40 years of historical operations research. The INFORMS Journals Archive accommodates your patrons research needs and provides an abundant source of high-impact, searchable, journal content for your library.

The INFORMS Journals Archive includes:

  • Access to the archives of INFORMS two flagship publications, Operations Research (1952) and Management Science (1954), in addition to the other seven titles included in the collection.
  • Continuous access to 197 total volumes, 1,243 issues, over 15,000 articles and 177,000 pages covering operations research and its historical impact on the profession.
  • Articles from volume 1, issue 1, of the 9 INFORMS journals launched before 1998.
  • Keywords and abstract searching for the entire collection as well as access to full-text PDFs.
  • Faculty, students, O.R. professionals, and historians will value the journals archive collection spanning over 40 years of O.R. research, methods, and applications.
  • Feature-rich hosting with all other INFORMS content on HighWire®.
  • Reduction of over 30 linear feet of shelf space.
  • Perpetual access guaranteed via small annual $250 maintenance fee.
 INFORMS Journals  Archive Years
 Operations Research  1952-1997
 Management Science  1954-1997
 Transportation Science  1967-1997
 Interfaces  1970-1997
 Mathematics of Operations Research  1976-1997
 Marketing Science  1982-1997
 INFORMS Journal on Computing  1989-1997
 Information Systems Research  1990-1997
 Organization Science  1990-1997

Archive Brochure
Please download the INFORMS Journals Archive brochure to keep as a quick and handy reference guide about the Archive.

Perpetual Access - Annual Maintenance Fee Buy-Out
Perpetual access is maintained via the payment of a modest annual maintenance fee of $250 starting in the second year. Institutions also have the option of a one-time buyout payment of $3,000.

INFORMS Journals Archive access
Please provide your IP address to the INFORMS representative who will set up access and email the information to you.

Questions and Information
Please contact Customer Service at +1.800.446.3676 (within U.S.) or +1 443.757.3500 (outside of U.S.). Send all inquiries to:, Attn: INFORMS Archive Representative.


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