EBSCO Information Services Releases Serials Price Projection Report for 2019 – News | EBSCO

“The 2019 Serials Price Projection Report from¬†EBSCO Information Services¬†(EBSCO) is now available. The report projects that the overall effective publisher price increases for academic and academic medical libraries are expected to be in the range of five to six percent (before currency impact)….

The 2019 serials marketplace continues to see steady, annual publisher price increases, with no indicators this will change. Library budget growth remains a top concern, generally lagging behind annual inflation in journal pricing in spite of the annual price increase caps applied to many e-journal packages….”