Sample Journal Titles
These titles are examples of journals in the median price range, neither the most expensive nor the least expensive.
|Ethnic Studies||Journal of Black Studies||$305||$547||79%|
|Business||Journal of Business Ethics: JBE||$748||$1,510||101%|
|Humanities||Journal of Psycholinguistic Research||$570||$902||58%|
|Creative Arts||Media, Culture & Society||$279||$731||62%|
|Science & Engr||Nature||$691||$1,030||49%|
|Behavioral & Social Sciences||Sex Roles||$734||$1,114||52%|
|Health & Human Services||Sports Medicine||$549||$1,122||104%|
From 1998/99 to 2003/04, the Library's collections budget has increased a total of 14.8%.
The U.S. Periodical Price Index (published every May in American Libraries and the Bowker Annual) has shown an 8% to 12% price increase in nearly every year since 1989. In that same period, the Consumer Price Index has increased only by 2% to 5% annually.