Given the current economic climate and the changing nature of the scholarly publishing industry, reviewing historical price trends can serve as a starting point for establishing new, or revising existing, subscription prices. As subscription revenue from institutions is crucial for many scholarly publishers, it is also important to understand the current landscape. In addition to a historical review of pricing, this free study from Allen Press provides a valuable overview of the widespread budget cuts at libraries and examines how these challenges will impact scholarly publishers in the coming year.
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*Figure 8 on pages 5 and 13 has been revised as of 8/17/12.