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This package contains the class zbMATH, which is used for reviews on zbMATH Open. It has to be compiled using XeLaTeX.


Load the class zbMATH via


Use the commands

\title{<title of the reviewed article>}
\author{<authors of the reviewed article>}

to set the title and author information of the article under review. The title and footer of your review are generated via


Afterwards, add the text of your review. At the end of your review you can add your name using the macro

\reviewer{<Your Name>}

Optionally, you can add MSC Classes and keywords using

\msc{<MSC Classes>}

where MSC classes are separated by space and keywords are separated by a semicolon ';'.

Finally, compile your .tex file with XeLaTeX.


The package contains the following files:

  • README.md
  • zb-basics.sty
  • zbMATH.cls
  • zb-example.pdf (a sample review document)
  • zb-example.tex (tex source of zb-example.tex)
  • zb-manual.pdf (a short documentation)
  • zb-manual.tex (tex source of zb-manual.pdf)
  • figures/screenshot.png (picture used in zb-manual.tex)


The following packages are used:

  • amsmath, amsfonts, amssymb
  • babel
  • enumitem
  • etoolbox
  • fontspec
  • gensymb
  • geometry
  • graphicx
  • mathrsfs
  • mathtools
  • scrartcl
  • scrlayer-scrpage
  • stmaryrd
  • tikz-cd
  • textcomp
  • xcolor
  • xparse


GNU General Public License, Version 3, except of zb-example.tex and zb-example.pdf, which are distributed under CC-BY-SA 4.0.

Version History

24 June 2021: Version 2.1


Isabel Beckenbach

E-Mail: isabel.beckenbach at fiz-karlsruhe.de

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zbmath-review-template – Template for a zbMATH Open review

This package contains a template for zbMATH Open reviews. It will show what your review will look like on zbMATH Open and you can test whether your -Code will compile on our system.

The template has to be compiled using XeLaTeX and relies on scrartcl, scrlayer-scrpage, amsfonts, amssymb, amsmath, babel, enumitem, etoolbox, fontspec, gensymb, geometry, graphicx, mathrsfs, mathtools, stmaryrd, textcomp, tikz-cd, xcolor, and xparse.

Version2.1 2021-06-24
LicensesCC BY-SA 4.0
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Copyright2021 FIZ Karlsruhe GmbH
MaintainerIsabel Beckenbach
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