U.S. Serials Price Index—2002

   

from American Libraries

TABLE I: U.S. Serials Services
(Excluding “Wilson Index”)
(Excluding Russian Translations as of 1988)
(38 titles dropped; 47 titles added)
Year Number of Titles Average Price Price Change Index
1984 1,537 295.13 100.0
1985–87 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1988 1,310 341.32 N/A 115.7
1989 1,308 363.20 6.4% 123.1
1990 1,308 377.24 3.9% 127.8
1991 1,307 412.38 9.3% 139.7
1992 1,294 445.37 8.0% 150.9
1993 1,294 466.57 4.8% 158.1
1994 1,294 489.76 5.0% 165.9
1995 1,280 522.01 6.6% 176.9
1996 1,280 556.58 6.6% 188.6
1997 1,281 578.22 3.9% 195.9
1998 1,282 604.31 4.5% 204.8
1999 1,286 638.18 5.6% 216.2
2000 1,294 671.94 5.3% 227.7
2001 1,302 711.07 5.8% 240.9
2002 1,311 747.16 5.1% 253.2