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Thursday, October 07, 2004

Journal pricing study commissioned by OUP

A press release, New Pricing Study Sheds Light on Journals Pricing, announces a report made by LISU of Loughborough University,commissioned by Oxford University Press, showing among other data "average price increases by publisher ranging from 27% to 94% over the period 2000-2004." The report also favorably reflects on OUP, noting that among "biomedical journals from 2001-2004 Oxford Journals displayed both the lowest median price per page and also the second highest rate of growth in impact factor values (47%)." (Source: Ivy Anderson)