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Table 2 Rate of inflation of chemistry titles [3].

From: Chemistry publication – making the revolution

Year Avg. cost/title % annual increase CPIa
2004 2,582   2.7
2005 2,748 6 3.4
2006 2,965 8 3.2
2007 3,187 7 2.8
2008 3,490 9  
  1. aConsumer price index, a measure of inflation in the United States, see United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/cpi/.