Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS)
INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) publishes 14 scholarly journals, including the flagship journals Management Science and Operations Research, our new 2015 journal Strategy Science, Interfaces a journal for the practice of OR/MS, as well as INFORMS Transactions on Education an open access journal.
- Operations Research
- Management Science
- Operations Management
- Information Systems
- Decision Analysis
- Research Theory
- Marketing Research and Science
- Computing and Information Technologies
- Research Theory
- Strategic Management
- Mathematical Theory
- Supply Chain Management
- Science Research and Education
- Full text of 14 INFORMS titles available, current year dating back to 1998
- Clean interface and excellent navigation
- In depth title information for each journal
- Free table of contents alerting service available for all users, for all titles: eTOC Alerts
- Articles in Advance Continuous publication of journal content with Issues in Advance
- Full-text articles available in PDF and full text HTML (XML)
- Comprehensive search facility
- Reference linking through Cross-Ref
- COUNTER2-compliant reporting on usage statistics
Information Systems Research
Information Science & Library Science
INFORMS Journal on Computing
Manufacturing and Service Operations Management
Math of OR
For assistance with searching the journals, visit the INFORMS help page.
Institutions in the following countries can register for access to Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) through the process below:
Registration and Access
Registration for Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS)
Each developing country institution eligible for access is required to register to use Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS). If you have not used this resource before you may need to check if your institution is registered and identify the contact person who has your access details. To do this, please go to the subscribed resources registration and select your country and institution.
Access by fixed, external IP address with username and password access for remote users.
Information for Librarians
To update your details (ie. change IP address), Thomas Fink at IPOLcentral@informs.org or +1 (443) 757-3500.
A journal archive and publication booklet are available to download. Also, there is a range of posters and materials to download here.
Publisher Newsletter Details
Recent news from INFORMS
OR/MS Today is the magazine for members of INFORMS. The bimonthly publication provides a comprehensive look at operations research and management science through news stories, feature articles, case studies, software reviews, and surveys by recognized leaders in the field.
Analytics is a digital magazine that provides a window into applications of mathematics, operations research, and statistics to drive business decisions. This bi-monthly, open-access publication provides a comprehensive look at the analytics profession through news articles, features, columns, and departments.
OR/MS Tomorrow is the online student membership magazine for INFORMS. The bi-annual publication provides a look at operations research and management science through featured articles, student publications, relevant job listings and chapter and member spotlights.
Usage Data Collection
Individual usage statistics for each journal can be accessed by accessing your Administration Account on INFORMS PubsOnLine. Please sign into your account to schedule and run reports for your Institution's usage.
Administrators will need their account username and account password to access their statistics. Please contact IPOLcentral@informs.org if you need help accessing your account.