LaTeX Author Package for the publications in IMS e-journals:
Probability Surveys (PS)
Statistics Surveys (SS)
Electronic Journal of Statistics (EJS)

 Contents of a .zip file
 Simplest usage of imsart package
 Recomended usage of imsart package

Contents of a .zip file

Following files are included in the distribution:

document class file;
imsart package (it's loaded by imsart.cls);
suggested bibliography style (bibtex file);
topmatter template;
journal sample article;
journal sample article(pdf file);


  • unpack .zip file;
  • install imsart.cls, imsart.sty, imsart-nameyear.bst,imsart-number.bst in your TeX system (suggested directory: imsart);
  • use the file ps-template.tex to start your article as a template;
  • use the file ps-sample.tex as a reference for how to prepare a frontmatter of your article;


One of the following options must be set in a \documentclass[]{imsart}:

  • ejs
  • ps
  • ss

Simplest usage of imsart package

The simplest (but not recommended) way to use imsart package is to replace line
in your LaTeX document.

Recomended usage of imsart package

Use ps-template.tex as a template. The preamble of your Latex document should look like this:

%Possible keys: ps, ss



\title{A Sample Document\protect\thanksref{T1}}
\runtitle{A Sample Document}
\thankstext{T1}{Footnote to the title with the `thankstext' command.}

  \author{First Author\thanksref{t2}\ead[label=e1]{}},
  \author{Second Author\ead[label=e2]{}}

  \address{Address of the First and Second authors,\\ 

  \author{Third Author

  \address{Address of the Third author,\\

  \thankstext{t2}{Footnote to the first author with the `thankstext' command.}

  \runauthor{F. Author et al.}



\kwd[Primary ]{60K35}
\kwd[; secondary ]{60K35}





  • option preprint must be used to produce the final version:
  • labels T1,t2 are used for thanks;
  • labels e1,e2,e3,u1 are used to print electronic addresses. If hyperref package is used, they will be made into hyperlinks;
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