The College Mathematics Journal is designed to enhance classroom learning and stimulate thinking regarding undergraduate mathematics. It publishes articles, short Classroom Capsules, problems, solutions, media reviews, and other pieces. All are aimed at the college mathematics curriculum with emphasis on topics taught in the first two years.
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Read the CMJ's 1986 interview with the late great Mary Ellen Rudin (1924–2013).
Read "Sets, Planets, and Comets" from the game-themed September 2013 issue.
More sample articles from The College Mathematics Journal (George Pólya Award winners from 1977)
January 2012 CMJ: The Mathematics of Martin Gardner (full issue available for free)
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Table of Contents and Article Summaries from 1997 to 2010.
Submissions of articles and Classroom Capsules are required via the CMJ’s Editorial Manager System. The name(s) of the author(s) should not appear in the file. Initial submissions in pdf or LaTeX form can be sent to the editor at www.editorialmanager.com/collmathj/.
The Editorial Manager System will cue the author for all required information concerning the paper. Questions concerning submission of papers can be addressed to the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Authors who use LaTeX are urged to use article.sty, or a similar generic style, and its standard environments with no custom formatting.
Contributions to Problems and Solutions and Media Highlights should be submitted to the appropriate section editor at the address listed inside the journal. Letters to the Editor on any topic are invited. Comments, criticisms, and suggestions for making CMJ more lively, entertaining, and informative are welcome and should be forwarded to the editor at email@example.com.
More complete guidelines and directions for submitting articles to The College Mathematics Journal are available here.
A searchable index (pdf) by title, author, and related curriculum subject of all articles, capsules, and book reviews published in The College Mathematics Journal since 1970. Maintained by Donald E. Hooley, Bluffton University, Bluffton, OH.
A list (pdf) in order of publication of all problems printed in The College Mathematics Journal together with their solutions (by title and issue). Maintained by Charles K. Cook, Sumter, SC.
The JSTOR database is an archive of important scholarly journals, offering researchers high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages. It now includes 1,786 articles from The College Mathematics Journal, from 1984 to 2005, and 1,007 articles from its predecessor The Two-Year College Mathematics Journal (1970–1983).
JSTOR All-Stars: College Mathematics Journal (February 12, 2013)
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