Periodicals in Crisis

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Published on October 14, 2008

Author: jsholman

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Murphy Library Periodicals Collection 1999-2003 Jenifer Holman Acquisitions Librarian [email_address]

CPI=Consumer Price Index HEPI=Higher Education Price Index USPPI=US Periodicals Price Index Price Index Comparison Percentage Increase Over Previous year CPI HEPI USPPI - Excluding USPPI - Including Russian Trans. Russian Trans. 1984 3.2 4.8 9.4 10.2 1985 3.6 5.8 8.6 11.5 1986 1.9 5 8.9 8.2 1987 3.7 4 9.9 10.3 1988 4.1 4.4 9.1 9.4 1989 4.8 5.3 9.5 8.2 1990 5.4 6 9.5 9.4 1991 5.5 5.2 11.7 11.1 1992 3.4 3.6 12.2 12.6 1993 1.3 2.9 5.5 6 1994 2.6 3.4 9.6 8.6 1995 2.8 3 10.4 9.5 1996 3 3 10.8 9.6 1997 2.3 3 9.9 10.1 1998 1.6 3.5 10.3 9.5 1999 2.2 2.4 10.4 9.8 2000 3.4 4.1 9 9.2 2001 2.8 4.8 8.3 8.6 2002 N/A N/A 7.9 7.6

 

Print Print Titles MF MF Titles Cancels Adds 99/00 $378,644.69 1406 $56,241.06 552 $15,003.37 $4,386.92 00/01 $388,803.24 1521 $55,126.35 534 $21,201.31 $18,618.78 01/02 $415,362.00 1417 $60,754.68 522 $13,839.91 $1,418.38 02/03 $421,614.45 1366 $57,163.96 482 $46,546.84 $2,414.41 03/04 $434,720.7 Avail. 6/04 $48,439.24 Avail. 6/04 $57,490.09 $762.59

Between 1986 and 2001: journal prices overall increased by 8.5%/year The CPI overall grew by 3.4%/year Journal prices grew twice as fast as health care prices during the same period.

Between 1986 and 2001:

journal prices overall increased by 8.5%/year

The CPI overall grew by 3.4%/year

Journal prices grew twice as fast as health care prices during the same period.

title has gotten little or no recorded use over several years. title is available electronically through our subscription to Project Muse. title has a current cost/use ratio greater than $35. title no longer supports the curriculum.

title has gotten little or no recorded use over several years.

title is available electronically through our subscription to Project Muse.

title has a current cost/use ratio greater than $35.

title no longer supports the curriculum.

Even with small budget increases, Murphy Library is no longer able to support traditional print access to scholarly communication through journal subscriptions alone We are NOT alone – even Harvard and Cornell are canceling periodicals

Even with small budget increases, Murphy Library is no longer able to support traditional print access to scholarly communication through journal subscriptions alone

We are NOT alone – even Harvard and Cornell are canceling periodicals

Before publishing in a journal, ask some questions: Can I post a copy of my article on my web site or my institution’s web site (self-archiving)? Are archives available to the public for free after a short time period (open-access journals/archives) ? Publishers to scrutinize: Commercial publishers such as Elsevier, Wiley, Kluwer

Before publishing in a journal, ask some questions:

Can I post a copy of my article on my web site or my institution’s web site (self-archiving)?

Are archives available to the public for free after a short time period (open-access journals/archives) ?

Publishers to scrutinize: Commercial publishers such as Elsevier, Wiley, Kluwer

 

 

Project RoMEO http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ls/disresearch/romeo/ Pulls together terms from many publishers

Project RoMEO

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ls/disresearch/romeo/

Pulls together terms from many publishers

Public Library of Science http://www.plos.org/about/history.html BioMed Central http://www.biomedcentral.com/ Open-access journals now available through library catalog and periodicals holdings list Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) http://www.doaj.org/

Public Library of Science

http://www.plos.org/about/history.html

BioMed Central

http://www.biomedcentral.com/

Open-access journals now available through library catalog and periodicals holdings list

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

http://www.doaj.org/

E-Scholarship Repository (California Digtial Library – University of California) http://repositories.cdlib.org/escholarship/ Offers Social Sciences and Humanities faculty a central place for digital scholarship CODA: Caltech Collection of Open Digital Archives http://library.caltech.edu/digital/ More listed on the Sparc Institutional Repository web page: http://www.arl.org/sparc/core/index.asp?page=m1#usa

E-Scholarship Repository (California Digtial Library – University of California)

http://repositories.cdlib.org/escholarship/

Offers Social Sciences and Humanities faculty a central place for digital scholarship

CODA: Caltech Collection of Open Digital Archives

http://library.caltech.edu/digital/

More listed on the Sparc Institutional Repository web page: http://www.arl.org/sparc/core/index.asp?page=m1#usa

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