May 25, 2022

Just Released: Swets Publishes First Serials Price Increase Report for 2012

From the Swets Website:

Every year, Swets collects pricing information from thousands of publishers worldwide. As a helpful, additional budgeting tool for its customers, Swets publishes a Serials Price Increase Report which contains a wealth of data covering thousands of publications. The report is published in stages, with the first appearing in October with monthly updates following until the final, full report is made available in the February of the following year.

An additional historical report, providing an overview of prices from 2001 onwards, is also available for customers and can be downloaded from the same page.

Serials Price Increase Report 2012 Report 1

Serials Price Increase Report – Historical Overview 2001 onwards

Note: As of 11/8/2011 we were able to download the files direct from Swets WITHOUT having to login as a customer.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.