U.S. Periodical Prices—2002

   

from American Libraries

TABLE V: Percent of Titles Increasing in Price by Subject Category 2000-2002
Category
Agriculture 25 29 31 28
Business and Economics 37 43 45 42
Chemistry and Physics 81 85 81 82
Children’s Periodicals 23 19 28 23
Education 45 49 52 49
Engineering 60 59 57 59
Fine and Applied Arts 25 32 32 30
General Interest Periodicals 22 19 23 21
History 30 36 34 33
Home Economics 28 39 41 36
Industrial Arts 23 28 39 30
Journalism and Communications 29 30 28 29
Labor and Industrial Relations 36 43 39 39
Law 27 22 24 24
Library and Information Sciences 27 33 35 32
Literature and Language 39 41 46 42
Mathematics, Etc. 68 64 66 66
Medicine 85 86 88 86
Philosophy and Religion 27 33 35 32
Physical Education and Recreation 19 20 19 19
Political Science 39 50 46 45
Psychology 83 84 88 85
Russian Translations 90 92 97 93
Sociology and Anthropology 54 60 68 61
Zoology 60 63 52 58
U.S. PERIODICALS PRICE INDEX
    Excluding Russian Translations
43 46 47 45
U.S. PERIODICALS PRICE INDEX
    Including Russian Translations
46 48 49 48

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