Our vendor, EBSCO, recently released two reports:
Serials Price Projections and Cost History
with projections for our 2008 subscriptions. Overall estimated increases are anticipated to be between 6 to 8%. These are the basic figures we use to start to prepare for our budget requests for the 2008-09 year.
Those interested in looking at the past five years can see a chart of the trends for serials price increases from 2003-2007.