U.S. Periodical Prices—2002

   

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TABLE VI: U.S. Periodicals (Including Russian Translations) 2002 Average Prices by Library of Congress Classification Codes
  Number of Titles Average Price Percent Increase
Classification Code 2000 2001 2002 2000 2001 2002 2000-1999 2001-2000 2002-2001
A  GENERAL WORKS 119 122 121 32.87 33.68 35.02 3% 2% 4%
B  PHILOSOPHY.PSYCHOLOGY.RELIGION 218 218 216 147.80 162.25 177.66 10% 10% 9%
    B-BD,BJ Philosophy 42 42 42 115.32 122.27 136.28 7% 6% 11%
    BF Psychology 81 81 80 288.62 320.20 350.99 11% 11% 10%
    BL-BX Religion 95 95 94 42.08 45.24 48.63 5% 8% 7%
C  AUXILIARY SCIENCES OF HISTORY 11 11 10 75.68 91.55 99.00 6% 21% 8%
D  HISTORY: GENERAL AND OLD WORLD 65 65 66 83.69 91.94 98.78 3% 10% 7%
E-F  HISTORY: AMERICA 115 115 116 51.39 54.42 57.33 9% 6% 5%
G  GEOGRAPHY.ANTHROPOLOGY.RECREATION 161 160 160 114.89 110.57 118.26 6% -4% 7%
    G-GC Geography,Oceanography 30 29 29 263.56 253.89 277.06 9% -4% 9%
    GN Anthropology 22 22 22 212.5 189.23 204.91 3% -11% 8%
    GV Recreation 102 102 102 47.77 49.63 51.19 3% 4% 3%
    All other G codes 7 7 7 149 157.57 165.43 5% 6% 5%
H  SOCIAL SCIENCES 568 565 565 157.43 172.13 186.47 7% 9% 8%
    H General 32 32 32 155.31 181.06 198.78 14% 17% 10%
    HB-HC Economic Theory, History, and Conditions 54 54 54 240.41 262.57 287.81 8% 9% 10%
    HD Land.Agriculture.Industry 122 124 126 114.89 124.72 140.88 8% 9% 13%
    HE Transportation and Communications 23 23 21 93.81 97.25 108.22 3% 4% 11%
    HF Commerce 98 97 97 130.59 139.23 140.55 5% 7% 1%
    HG-HJ Finance, Public Finance 81 79 80 181.98 194.28 200.97 0% 7% 3%
    HM Sociology (General) 33 33 33 246.30 270.79 297.03 10% 10% 10%
    HQ Family, Marriage, Woman 45 44 44 158.52 181.37 193.89 8% 14% 7%
    HV Social/Public Welfare.Criminology 47 46 45 171.85 195.11 223.40 12% 14% 14%
    All other H codes 33 33 33 133.83 146.42 161.49 8% 9% 10%
J  POLITICAL SCIENCE 80 80 81 147.88 163.42 179.80 13% 11% 10%
K  LAW 268 268 269 95.36 97.65 105.44 5% 2% 8%
L  EDUCATION 180 181 182 107.50 116.65 127.34 9% 9% 9%
M  MUSIC 39 39 39 52.43 54.38 57.10 4% 4% 5%
N  FINE ARTS 83 84 88 51.69 54.04 55.28 2% 5% 2%
P  LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 224 225 223 69.82 75.12 80.13 5% 8% 7%
    P Philology and Linguistics 20 22 21 140.94 156.77 178.57 4% 11% 14%
    PN Literary History 108 108 108 72.93 77.19 80.63 6% 6% 4%
    PR-PS English Literature.American Literature 44 44 43 43.91 46.56 49.7 5% 6% 7%
    All other P codes 52 51 51 54.93 60.21 64.21 1% 10% 7%
Q  SCIENCE 600 598 587 1,039.17 1,138.75 1,233.32 10% 10% 8%
    Q Science (General) 42 43 43 353.84 390.12 473.31 1% 10% 21%
    QA Mathematics 123 122 122 787.64 865.76 916.71 10% 10% 6%
    QB Astronomy 16 16 16 862.05 940.93 1,028.49 11% 9% 9%
    QC Physics 93 94 91 1,507.90 1,637.75 1,770.25 9% 9% 8%
    QD Chemistry 85 84 80 1,441.98 1,611.65 1,770.65 10% 12% 10%
    QE Geology 30 30 30 553.37 602.09 639.03 16% 9% 6%
    QH Natural History (Including General Biology) 77 76 75 1,054.43 1,171.41 1,289.19 12% 11% 10%
    QK Botany 18 18 17 327.44 363 370.82 13% 11% 2%
    QL Zoology 53 53 52 942.03 1,018.74 1,110.67 10% 8% 9%
    QP Physiology 45 45 45 1,435.62 1,563.98 1,672.69 10% 9% 7%
    QR Microbiology 18 17 16 958.35 1,031.44 1,085.94 24% 8% 5%
R  MEDICINE 266 266 262 343.78 378.91 410.42 11% 10% 8%
    R Medicine (General) 30 30 29 289.19 327.67 353.04 10% 13% 8%
    RA Public Aspects of Medicine 38 38 38 319.93 351.00 376.61 17% 10% 7%
    RC Internal Medicine 104 104 103 360.44 397.84 435.21 11% 10% 9%
    RD Surgery 21 21 21 356.71 393.57 430.46 10% 10% 9%
    RM Therapeutics.Pharmacology 17 17 17 314.59 367.06 404.06 9% 17% 10%
    All other R codes 56 56 54 362.28 388.40 411.94 10% 7% 6%
S  AGRICULTURE 206 207 207 125.75 137.36 146.97 9% 9% 7%
    S Agriculture (General) 65 66 67 171.72 185.93 196.97 8% 8% 6%
    SB Plant Culture 46 46 46 113.38 124.71 130.33 4% 10% 5%
    SF Animal Culture 69 69 68 79.29 87.30 93.21 7% 10% 7%
    All other S codes 26 26 26 154.28 168.84 188.14 21% 9% 11%
T  TECHNOLOGY 577 577 570 406.89 441.11 476.45 5% 8% 8%
    T Technology (General) 31 31 30 177.28 191.10 215.07 6% 8% 13%
    TA Engineering.Civil Engineering 86 86 93 693.73 750.84 783.95 11% 8% 4%
    TD Environmental Technology.Sanitary Engineering 22 22 21 456.24 507.92 557.89 7% 11% 10%
    TH Building Construction 27 28 26 109.24 111.57 78.36 5% 2% -30%
    TJ Mechanical Engineering and Machinery 53 52 49 566.28 607.86 704.02 6% 7% 16%
    TK Electric Engineering.Electronics 65 65 67 467.45 511.39 568.37 10% 9% 11%
    TL Motor Vehicles.Aeronautics.Astronautics 27 27 26 194.62 211.55 233.34 8% 9% 10%
    TN Mining Engineering.Metallurgy 36 37 36 599.78 666.67 713.71 9% 11% 7%
     TP Chemical Technology 72 72 67 707.73 751.60 784.63 9% 6% 4%
    TS Manufactures 60 59 57 159.82 178.52 196.33 9% 12% 10%
    TT Handicrafts.Arts and Crafts 28 29 28 28.53 29.05 30.53 0% 2% 5%
    TX Home Economics 45 44 45 101.39 108.03 117.26 9% 7% 9%
    All other T codes 25 25 25 142.83 158.07 169.27 11% 11% 7%
U-V  MILITARY SCIENCE, NAVAL SCIENCE 27 27 27 46.22 50.22 52.15 5% 9% 4%
Z  BIBLIOGRAPHY.LIBRARY SCIENCE 129 128 130 119.69 128.81 143.07 6% 8% 11%